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.
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
COTA welcomes the opportunity to comment on the Australian Law Reform Commission’s (ALRC) Elder Abuse Discussion Paper 83. The Commission’s Inquiry into Protecting the Rights of Older Australians from Abuse is a critically important initiative.