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12 December

ACSA and COTA Australia welcome the launch of Parliamentary Friends of Ageing and Aged Care - and Maggie Beer

Aged & Community Services Australia (ACSA) and COTA Australia (Council on the Ageing) welcome the formation of the Parliamentary Friends of Ageing and Aged Care as a forum for forward-thinking discussion on the future of aged care and the policy challenges and opportunities of a rapidly ageing population.

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06 December

COTA Australia welcomes Aged Care Diversity Framework

Leading senior's advocacy group, COTA Australia, commends the government for recognising the diverse characteristics and life experiences of older Australians and their efforts to build an inclusive, respectful and person centred aged care system.

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27 November

COTA Australia needs your help: measuring quality and consumer choice in aged care

Leading senior's advocacy organisation COTA Australia is asking Australians their views about quality of life and quality of services in aged care over the next two months as part of a project to better understand the information consumers want in order to choose their aged care providers.

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21 November

Labor commitment to tackling dementia welcomed – supply of more home care packages an urgent and major challenge

Leading senior's advocacy body, COTA Australia, welcomed today's commitment by Opposition Leader, Hon Bill Shorten MP, to improving the quality of life and care for Australians living with dementia and investing further in research to find a cure.

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20 November

Measuring quality and consumer choice in aged care

COTA Australia is conducting a short-term project to improve our understanding of measuring service quality and consumer choice in aged care.

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09 November

Exploring stronger links between superannuation and aged care

Leading seniors' advocacy group, COTA Australia, has partnered with Industry Super Australia to host a high-level roundtable on superannuation fund investment in Melbourne today.

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06 November

Brief comments to the Australia Energy Regulator (AER) Customer Price Information Issues Paper

COTA welcomes the opportunity to provide a brief comment to the Australia Energy Regulator (AER) Customer Price Information Issues Paper dated September 2017.

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25 October

COTA welcomes proposed better protection of the wellbeing of older Australians in residential care

Australia's leading aged care consumer advocacy body, COTA Australia, welcomes the key recommendations of the Review of National Aged Care Quality Regulatory Processes by Kate Carnell AO and Professor Ron Paterson ONZM, released today by the Turnbull government.

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19 October

Brief submission to the AEMC consultation paper on National Energy Retail Amendment

Brief submission to the AEMC consultation paper on National Energy Retail Amendment (Notification of the end of a fixed benefit period) Rule 2017 (Reference RRC0010)

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13 October

COTA Australia welcomes reforms to private health insurance

COTA Australia welcomes the package of reforms to private health insurance announced this morning by the Minister for Health, the Hon Greg Hunt, and commends the government for its ongoing commitment to simplifying private health insurance and making it more affordable.

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