News tagged with Older People

Are you feeling the heat of rising energy bills?

 

Are you feeling the impact of rising energy bills? Gas and electricity prices are expected to rise rapidly this year. Difficulties in paying energy bills are becoming more common. Increasing  ... ...

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National Plan to combat elder abuse must be a top priority

 

MEDIA RELEASE: National Plan to combat elder abuse must be a top priority. ...

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COTA Victoria 50+ Survey Report

 

In the survey more than 4000 Victorians were asked to share their opinion on how they find the information they need and how they get around their communities, and any issues they face in these areas. ...

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COTA Victoria Analyses Federal and State Budget

 

2017 Federal Budget analysis Pensioner Concessions: We welcome the replacement of the pension concession card for those who lost it in the January 2017 changes to the pension. Housing: We ... ...

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COTA Victoria 2017-2018 State Budget Analysis

 

General funding initiatives The Victorian Government’s Budget 2017-18 funded a number of broad initiatives that will positively impact on older Victorians through health, affordable housing, family violence initiatives, and investment ... ...

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2017 Federal Budget Analysis

 

The 2017 Federal Budget has some good measures for older Australians in the areas of health, housing and mature age employment but missed the opportunity to provide better support for ... ...

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Go Purple for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

 

Go Purple for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day! Seniors Rights Victoria is calling on all Victorians to “go purple” to celebrate the rights of older people and help raise awareness ... ...

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A long Time Coming. New book of Melanie Joosten

 

With improved health care and higher standards of living, each generation is living longer than the last. Governments see our ageing population as an imminent disaster, and old age as ... ...

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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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