News feed: National

Consumers welcome new Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission

 

COTA Australia welcomed the launch today of the new Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission, which combines and replaces the former Aged Care Quality Agency and the Aged Care Complaints Commission.  ...

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New aged care funding welcome but even more home care packages still needed

 

Australia’s peak older persons advocacy body, COTA Australia, has welcomed the Morrison Government’s announcement of an additional $553 million in aged care funding included in today’s Mid Year Economic and ... ...

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CPRC to deliver targeted energy resources for community workers in 2019 – Have your say!

 

Consumer Policy Research Centre (CPRC), funded by the Victorian Government, is delivering a much-needed project, developing a comprehensive and targeted package of resources for community workers assisting energy vulnerable households. ... ...

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State of the (Older) Nation Survey Report

 

We were excited to launch the inaugural COTA State of the (Older) Nation report last week in Parliament House in Canberra. The land mark report has found the majority of ... ...

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New report shows action needed to help vulnerable older Australians

 

A report has found the majority of older Australians feel a decade younger than their current age, overwhelmingly support assisted dying legislation, and nearly half feel less valued by society than when they were younger. ...

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Manager – Policy and Communications Vacancy

Manager – Policy and Communications Fixed Term for 12 months 0.9 FTE SCHCADS Award – Community Development Worker Level 7 (pay point subject to experience and qualifications) Council on the ... ...

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Elder Abuse Trainer vacancy

Seniors Rights Victoria a program of COTA Victoria Elder Abuse Trainer Fixed Term for 12 months 80 FTE SCHCADS Award – Community Development Worker Level 6 (pay point subject to ... ...

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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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