News tagged with Older People

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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COTA Victoria Annual General Meeting 2018November 28 -

 

COTA Victoria invites you to attend our Annual General Meeting 2018 Book on-line  Time: 9:30 a.m. for a 10.00 a.m. start Date: Wednesday 28 November, 2018 Venue: Melbourne Multicultural Hub ... ...

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Labor’s Fair Energy Plan Gives Consumers Stronger Protection

 

Media release 21 November, 2018 COTA Victoria (COTA) welcomes Labor’s energy announcement to strengthen protections for Victorian consumers, including banning door-to-door salespeople and telemarketing from selling energy plans. COTA is ... ...

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Reminiscing Story Cards the perfect Christmas Gift for your parents and grandparents

 

A resource that assists older people to tell their stories With time to reminisce and a bit of prompting, we all have stories to tell. Reminiscing in a supportive environment and ... ...

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Embolden 2018

 

Embolden 2018 – Program Details Embolden – A Fashion Parade This fashion parade by older people will explore how perceptions of beauty change as we age, how ageing bodies can ... ...

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Building a stronger COTA for Victorians 50+

 

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

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Should we change the rules about cycling on footpaths?

 

In response to calls to allow teenagers and adults to cycle on footpaths, Victoria Walks commissioned transport consultants MRCagney to review research on footpath cycling. Currently in Victoria only children ... ...

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Message from COTA Victoria’s CEO

 

I was fortunate to attend the COTA Australia National Policy Forum recently which focussed on the theme Older Consumers: Choice, Challenges and Rights in Changing Markets. The stories arising from ... ...

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COTA Commends Victorian Opposition’s support for Retirement Housing Ombudsman

 

Media release 26 June 2018 Mathew Guy (Opposition Leader) and Heidi Victoria (Shadow Minister for Consumer Affairs) announce they will establish a Retirement Housing Ombudsman if elected in November. According ... ...

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Downsizing: is it always a good idea?June 21 -

 

Unfortunately this event has been cancelled.  We apologise for any convenience this may cause. Older Australians have a range of options for appropriate and affordable housing should they decide to ... ...

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