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Minimum housing standards for health and safety urgently needed

 

COTA Victoria is campaigning for the introduction of minimum health, safety and efficiency standards in rental properties. Too many Victorian renters are exposed to health and safety risks in sub-standard rental housing. ...

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If in doubt, don’t

 

Consumer Affairs Victoria is working to reduce the harm caused by scammers by building greater awareness and understanding of online scams among older Victorians. ...

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National Palliative Care Week

Image an older couple looking at one another. Text: You matter, your care matters.  

You matter. Your Care matters. Find out about events and resources on palliative care and talking to those close to you about end of life and what matters to you ...

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Residents call for better laws for retirement housing

 

Over a hundred residents of retirement villages and key organisations called for changes to retirement housing laws at a recent forum. COTA Victoria, Housing for the Aged Action Group, Residents ... ...

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COTA Victoria calls for a Victorian Inclusive Ageing Strategy in 2017 – 2018 Policy Priorities Statement

 

COTA Victoria’s 2017 – 2018 Policy Priorities Statement calls for a whole of government approach to improve the lives of our diverse and ageing population. Whilst there are a number ... ...

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Congratulations to Retirement Housing Campaigners

 

COTA Victoria acknowledges the long and tireless campaign for reform by retirement living residents. Our warmest congratulations to YOU the RESIDENTS on the significant report handed down by the Victorian ... ...

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COTA Victoria welcomes retirement house sector recommendations

 

COTA Victoria welcomes retirement house sector recommendations The state’s peak body for older Victorian today congratulated the Legal and Social Issues Committee on its report and recommendations for reform in ... ...

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Call for action on Retirement Housing Report

 

CALL FOR ACTION ON RETIREMENT HOUSING REPORT: Tuesday 7th March 1.15pm, steps of Parliament House If you live in a retirement village, residential park or independent living unit and want ... ...

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Ageing Innovation Challenge

 

Equity Trustees wants to fund great ideas that will build the capability of Victorian aged care organisations to implement innovative, sustainable changes, and is providing a granting pool of $150,000 ... ...

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COTA 50+ Survey

 

COTA Victoria 50+ Survey Report Understanding the needs of people 50+ across Victoria Please follow the link to read the results of the COTA Victoria 50+ Survey ...

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