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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.

Submission on Design and Distribution Obligations and Product Intervention Powers

8 February 2018, COTA Submissions
The design and distribution obligations (DADOs) should help to achieve a cultural shift within financial firms away from simply ‘selling’ financial products towards designing and distributing suitable products that meet customer needs.

Submission to The Treasury on Regulatory Impact Assessment of Fees for Paper Bills

1 January 2018, COTA Submissions
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.