Submission to the Senate Inquiry into the Need for Regulation of Mobility Scooters

13 March 2018, COTA Submissions
This Senate Inquiry is on an issue of importance to many older Australians - mobility scooters.  Indeed, Scooters Australia claimed in 2009 that the overwhelming proportion of mobility scooter users are in the 70+ age group and in fact, in the previous few years, most purchasers were aged over 80.

2015 Intergenerational Report

19 November 2017, Research
This year's Intergenerational Report makes much of the need to control the economic impact of the ageing baby boomers. It is expected that by 2056 one in four people living in Australia will be over the age of 65 and 1.8 million of them will be over 85.

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

6 October 2017, COTA Submissions
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