News tagged with 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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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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Fairfax Media Accused Of Ageist Reporting

  A story in the Fairfax media – The Age and Sydney Morning Herald – last Monday with the headline Older Homeowners Staying Put Making Houses Scarcer for Young Families ... ...

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Call for a UN Convention on the Rights of Older People – Open Letter

The call for a UN Convention on the Rights of older people is being heard loud and clear. Organisations around the world are being asked to sign on to a ... ...

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Willing to Work: National Inquiry into Employment Discrimination Against Older Australians and Australians with a Disability

Willing to Work: National Inquiry into Employment Discrimination Against Older Australians and Australians with a Disability Invitation to Older Australians and Community Organisations The Hon. Susan Ryan AO, Age and ... ...

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Inequality and Older Victorians

  By Myfan Jordan COTA Victoria Policy Officer in the Autumn 2015 Newsletter of the Community Information and Support Victoria. Populations across the globe are ageing. Commonly, reports describing this ... ...

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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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