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
COTA is putting forward recommendations for action in the 2012-2013 Budget across eight key areas: aged support and care, ageism and age discrimination, housing, reducing the digital divide, essential services, health and income support and workforce participation.
Submission in response to the discussion paper "Realising the Economic Potential of Senior Australians: Changing face of Society" by the Advisory Panel on Realising the Economic Potential of Senior Australians (November 2011)
This brief submission provides provide comment on the mandatory disclosure of residential building energy, greenhouse and water performance and is based on COTA’s concern that the rising costs of essential services are leading to ‘essential services poverty’ among older people.