News feed: COTA Vic

Message from the CEO

 

COTA believes that ageing is a time of possibility, opportunity and influence. The Australian Government is beginning to align with with this vision, recognising that Australians are living longer and ... ...

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COTA Victoria National Volunteer Week celebration

 

As a part of celebrating National Volunteers Week, COTA volunteers gathered with staff and guests to celebrate and reflect on the work and achievements of our valued Volunteers who have ... ...

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Electricity embedded network customers gain access to free Ombudsman

 

As of 1 July 2018, Victorian electricity embedded networks customers will have access to the free dispute resolution services offered by the Energy and Water Ombudsman Victoria (EWOV). What are ... ...

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Volunteer Voices: A focus on living

 

Palliative Care South East has shared the following volunteer story with COTA: ‘As a volunteer (name withheld) with Palliative Care South East, I am always a little anxious when I ... ...

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COTA resources support post-death red tape nightmare

 

Media release 15 May 2018 Council on the Ageing Victoria (COTA) has worked with its retired financial counsellor volunteers and service providers to develop a booklet to help guide people ... ...

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Message from the CEO

 

On 1 May the Andrews Government brought down their 2018–19 Budget. COTA Victoria was pleased to see the investment in the health system to enable it to better meet the ... ...

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Help older people to get the information and support they desperately need

 

You can help older people like Joan* get the information and support they desperately need. Thank you for your interest in our work with older Victorians. You are so important ... ...

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Safety alert over Heritage gas heaters

 

The Victorian Government has issued a safety alert about the potential health risks of Vulcan Heritage and Pyrox Heritage gas heaters producing high levels of carbon monoxide. What does this ... ...

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Families in Later Life Study

 

The Families in Later Life Study (FILLS) is a project funded by the Australian Government and led by Deakin University focusing on how family bonds impact on the emotional and ... ...

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Avoid paying extra fees for bills you receive in the mail

 

Companies may be charging to send your bills by mail – but there are ways to avoid paying extra. Businesses may charge fees to cover the cost of printing and ... ...

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