News feed: National

2018 Victorian State Election reminder

 

The Victorian State Election is on Saturday 24 November. All Australia citizens living in Victoria aged 18 and over must enrol and vote. The deadline to enrol in your State ... ...

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Who is making a difference in your community?

 

The Department of Health and Human Services is calling for nominations for the Frances Penington and the Molly Hadfield Awards for 2018. ...

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Do you have a beautiful green space? Do you know a talented gardener?

 

In appreciation of the talented green thumbs in our communities, the Victoria in Bloom garden competition is open for entries. ...

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Share to win a ticket to ‘With One BIG Voice’ 10th Anniversary Concert

 

Thanks to the generosity of With One Voice, COTA Victoria is giving away 30 tickets to this special event. ...

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OM:NI men’s discussion group in Berwick

 

The first OM:NI men’s discussion group in Victoria was established in 2004, under the umbrella of COTA Victoria. Since then, further groups have been established in the state, with participants wellbeing benefiting greatly as a result of their involvement. ...

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Survey shows ageism alive and well among Australian employers

 

Government survey findings showing almost a third of Australian employers break the law by setting an age limit for job applicants demonstrates how much effort is still required to fight ageism in the workforce. ...

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It’s the State Election in November – get involved!

 

Victoria State Election in November – get involved! As advocates for older people, COTA Victoria encourages and nurtures members to build relationships with standing MPs and the candidates. Members of parliament ... ...

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Get the most out of your smartphone or tablet

 

Do you feel slightly left behind by the ‘digital revolution’? Want to know how to use more of the features of your smartphone or tablet? Come to our free, five-week ... ...

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Walking for well-being

 

Do you ever have those days when things just get you down? We all do! My favoured way of dealing with such day is going for a walk. This walk ... ...

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COTA Australia welcomes terms of reference for Royal Commission, but cautions against delays to urgent reforms

 

Leading seniors advocacy group, COTA Australia, today welcomed the official establishment of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety and the development of the Letters Patent (Terms of ... ...

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