Resources

Filter

Submission to the Treasury’s exposure draft on genuine redundancy and early retirement scheme payments

31 July 2019, COTA Submissions
COTA Australia welcomes the Genuine Redundancy and Early Retirement Scheme Payments legislation change, the need for which is obvious and unarguable, and indeed not to make it would be most unfair and inconsistent. The change does not, however, go far enough.

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.