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COTA commends new Diversity Framework

COTA has commended the government for releasing a Diversity Framework to support the needs of older Australians last week. Chief executive Ian Yates said the framework would ensure that all seniors, irrespective of background, have choice and control when it ...

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Plan to reduce welfare dependence in seniors

Senior advocacy group COTA Australia has commended plans to focus on vulnerable older Australians at risk of long term welfare dependence. The comments come after Minister for Social Services Christian Porter this week announced that the next round of the ...

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Roundtable tackles future investment in aged care

Three of Australia’s leading aged care organisations have met to discuss strategies that would encourage further investment in the sector. HESTA, Industry Super Australia and the Council of Ageing hosted the roundtable in Melbourne earlier this week. Attended by executives ...

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COTA, LASA lukewarm on Budget

Medicare co-payment, changes to pension and aged-care payroll tax biggest gripes. “Measures in the budget simply tinker around the edges without putting in place any sustainable measures to plan for the demographic change,” seniors advocate Ian Yates has said. In ...

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