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25 May

Sign the petition to end the aged care lottery

COTA is a leading member of the National Aged Care Alliance, a coalition of 48 organisations in aged care, which has launched a campaign demanding an end to the system that means too many older people miss out on the care they deserve.

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23 May

Older Australians demand better aged care this election

An alliance of 48 aged care groups will today launch a national campaign to put aged care on the election agenda after silence from the major parties on how they will address the aged care needs of older Australians.

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16 May

National Consumer Fraud Week: seniors lose $21 million a year to scammers

Leading seniors advocate COTA Australia today urged older Australians to be vigilant to fraudsters and scammers who swindled a reported $21 million from people aged over 55 last year.

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16 May

COTA Australia Policy Alert 14 - May 2016

Federal Budget 2016 - a mixed bag for the interests of current and future older Australians.

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16 May

Wise Up to Scams - National Consumer Fraud Week 2016

The 2016 National Consumer Fraud Week's goal is to reduce scam victimisation amongst the over 55 age group. This year's motto is ‘Wise Up to Scams' and the communications by the Australasian Consumer Fraud Taskforce will focus on a number of scams which affect this demographic.

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06 May

Appointment of full time Age Discrimination Commissioner welcomed by older Australians

Peak seniors advocate, COTA Australia, today welcomed the Hon. Dr Kay Patterson to her role as Australia's new Age Discrimination Commissioner and the reinstatement of full time commissioners to the age and disability portfolios.

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03 May

BUDGET 2016: some great news, some missed opportunities, some concerns

Australia's leading seniors' advocacy organisation, COTA Australia, today labeled the overall effect of the 2016 Federal budget a mixed bag for older people with some great measures around superannuation but missed opportunities in aged care, housing and mature age employment.

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03 May

BUDGET 2016: superannuation reform package welcomed

The significant economic, social and health benefits of older people and people with disability participating in the workforce are again highlighted in a major report by the Australian Human Rights Commission released today by the Attorney General.

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02 May

Removing barriers to mature age employment good for economy and society

The significant economic, social and health benefits of older people and people with disability participating in the workforce are again highlighted in a major report by the Australian Human Rights Commission released today by the Attorney General.

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29 April

COTA welcomes Senate report on superannuation gender gap

Australia's leading seniors advocate has welcomed the recommendations of the report of the Senate Standing Committee on Economics' Inquiry into Women's Economic Security in Retirement, designed to correct the gender gap in superannuation levels that is "shamefully" leaving too many women struggling financially when they retire.

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