News feed: National

COTA hosts Aged Care Royal Commission submission writing information session

 

COTA Victoria is planning a series of free community engagement sessions to support older people, with the next session being ‘How to Write a Submission’. ...

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Human Rights Researcher seeks older person’s lived experiences

 

US-based Human Rights Watch researcher Bethany Brown will briefly speak about an international research and advocacy project for older people’s rights in aged care facilities  ...

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Free Online Safety Presentations!

 

The Office of the eSafety Commissioner will be hosting free webinar presentations beginning in March 2019. Join us to learn something new or refresh your knowledge with a choice from our most popular topics – book your spot today! ...

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Seniors Rights Victoria Advocacy Co-ordinator

 

Council on the Ageing (COTA Victoria) is the leading not-for-profit organisation representing the interests and rights of people aged over 50 in Victoria. For nearly 70 years in Victoria, we ... ...

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Marketing and Communications Adviser

Council on the Ageing (COTA Victoria) is the leading not-for-profit organisation representing the interests and rights of people aged over 50 in Victoria. For nearly 70 years in Victoria, we ... ...

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Do you play bingo?

 

Do you play Bingo? We’re looking for people located in Melbourne receiving the Age Pension who play Bingo and would like to help us understand more about it. We are ... ...

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Looking Ahead series

 

COTA is hosting a series of four workshops in partnership with The Department of human Services’ Financial Information Service (FIS). Each session focusses on a topic related to retirement. Come ... ...

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The Power Is Yours – Energy Compare workshops

 

Victorian Energy Compare is an independent Victorian Government energy price comparison site. Victorian residents can use this site to input data about their current energy bills and generate a list ... ...

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The Art of Conversation: How Story Telling Values Older Australians

 

The art of conversation and storytelling values older Australians, the Council on the Ageing (COTA) Victoria said today as it released its Reminiscing Story Cards initiative. ...

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COTA hosts Aged Care Royal Commission info session

Aged Care Royal Commission  

COTA Victoria will host a consumer information session about the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety next Friday, 8 February, for people wanting to know more about the inquiry and how they can participate. ...

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Congratulations 2019 Senior Australian of the Year, Dr Suzanne Packer AM

 

COTA Australia, today congratulated the 2019 Senior Australian of the Year, pediatrician Dr Suzanne Packer AM. ...

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Payroll & Accounts Officer

Part Time Position (15.2 hours per week) Rewarding opportunity Salary Packaging and Fringe Benefits available Council on the Ageing (COTA Victoria) is the leading not-for-profit organisation representing the interests and ... ...

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Aged Care Information Coordinator

The Coordinator of the Information Hub will provide locally targeted information and build people’s capacity to engage with the aged care system, including recruiting, training and supporting volunteers to deliver the services. ...

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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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Administration Officer Vacancy

We are seeking an experienced administrative officer who is well organised, has excellent communication skills, and high level computer literacy. ...

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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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