Seniors Conference 2016


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COTA Victoria Seniors’ Conference – Nice Work if You Can Get it

Tuesday 31 May 2016 9.30am – 2.30pm

IBIS Melbourne Hotel 15-21 Therry St Melbourne

The 2016 COTA Victoria Seniors’ Conference addresses the issue of older Australians working into their 70s and facing age-discrimination in employment.

  • a quarter of a million Australians aged 45 plus were on Newstart in June 2015 an increase of 93,000 since 2008.
  • 483 days is the average duration that mature jobseekers spend unemployed compared with 294 days for all jobseekers.
  • 33 per cent gave up looking for work because of age-based employment discrimination

Peter Mares, chair, noted broadcaster

Ms Marlene Krasovitsky, Keynote speaker , Director of the Inquiry, Human Rights Commission, speaking on the results of “Willing to Work” National Inquiry into Employment Discrimination Against Older Australians.

Other Melbourne research projects – focusing on older people in the workforce

To download a copy of the presentations click here


4 Responses to Seniors Conference 2016

  1. Janice says:

    Could you please advise cost of this conference many thanks Janice

  2. bmorton says:

    Hi Janice

    For concession card holders and COTA Members it is $25.00
    For Individuals – Non COTA Members it is $65.00.

    For Organisations and Organisational Volunteers click below.

  3. Hello. Thanks a lot! Really enjoyed reading this page.

  4. Hi,
    Thank you for your comment.
    Have a nice day!
    COTA Team

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