News feed: Programs

Bridging the Digital Divide

 

The national network will bring together partners across Australia who are supporting older Australians to improve their digital literacy. ...

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New Committee Members Required

 

Are you interested in improving the lives of older people in our community? ...

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Retirement villages under federal scrutiny

 

COTA Victoria supports the resulting investigation initiated by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and wants to see the issue on COAG’s agenda so that all states commit retirement housing reform.  ...

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OM:NI comes to Knox. Get involved now!

 

COTA Victoria’s Older Men:New Ideas (OM:NI) Men's Discussion Groups has successfully launched into the City of Knox with it’s first meeting. ...

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COTA Policy Forum

 

On the 10th June the COTA National Policy Forum discussed the issues relating to Affordable, Accessible and Appropriate Housing for Older Australians. ...

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New Retirement Housing Advice Service

 

Victoria’s first service dedicated to supporting people in Retirement Housing will be up and running from the 3rd of July 2017. ...

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End of Financial Year … it’s scam time!

 

Scam activity tends to build up around the end of the financial year, as people sometimes hurriedly and anxiously, gather documentation and prepare their tax returns. ...

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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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