News tagged with Human Rights

Sign the petition: Nursing Home Residents Deserve Better Access to Mental Health Care

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Sign the petition: Nursing Home Residents Deserve Better Access to Mental Health Care Our frailest older Australians deserve the best care on offer Over 170,000 older Australians living in residential ... ...

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Gender Equality Strategy Submission

March 8 is International Women’s Day which aligns well with COTA’s current submission to the Victorian Government’s consultation on a Gender Equality Strategy for Victoria. COTA’s submission will focus on ... ...

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Media Release – UN Human Rights Day

PROTECT THE RIGHTS OF OLDER VICTORIANS UN HUMAN RIGHTS DAY DECEMBER 10, 2015. “Age discrimination is rife in Australia despite the fact our population is ageing,” Sue Hendy, CEO of ... ...

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Rights Of Older People Under The Microscope At The UN

 COTA Australia Media Release  The United Nations Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva this week was not only critical of Australia’s record of mandatory and off shore detention of asylum ... ...

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Media Release UN Human Rights Day

  MEDIA RELEASE 10 December 2014 UN HUMAN RIGHTS DAY ON WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 10 THE RIGHTS OF OLDER PEOPLE NEED STRENGTHENING Existing discrimination laws are failing to protect older Australians ... ...

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