Submission to the Law Council of Australia - The Justice Project Consultation

October 2017


COTA Australia congratulates the Law Council of Australia for undertaking this important project into impediments facing disadvantaged Australians in access to justice.

Although COTA does not specialise in legal matters, we are pleased to provide brief comments from our standpoint as a peak organisation representing the interests and rights of older Australians.


The Justice Project Consultation Paper on Older Persons provides fulsome coverage of the issues facing older Australians attempting to access legal institutions and recourse to justice. We concur with the findings under each of the key consultation questions in the Executive Summary of the Consultation Paper on Older Persons and highlight a few key issues.

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