The issues identified in this submission impact many older Australians and the measures outlined here to address these issues have the potential to improve the lives of a large and growing proportion of Australians.
COTA Australia welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement which will provide $2 million in extra funding support for the Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN) to continue tackling elder abuse in aged care and the community over the next two years.
COTA Australia provides brief comments to Treasury regarding its Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) on fees for paper bills, further to meeting with Treasury officers in December 2017 to discuss the paper and issues.
Submission in response to discussion paper from 'Inquiry into the Responsiveness of Australian Government Services to Australia's Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Population'
Federation of Ethnic Community Councils Australia
Department of Immigration and Citizenship