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MEDIA RELEASE: First guide to aged care pricing and reviews a landmark in consumer choice and lifting aged care performance

2 November 2018
Older Australians and their families will for the first time have access to provide or read an online ‘Consumer Review’ of any aged care provider across Australia and request online information from those aged care providers who elect to participate in the ‘Provider Comparison’ tool.

MEDIA RELEASE: Survey shows ageism alive and well among Australian employers

1 November 2018
Government survey findings showing almost a third of Australian employers break the law by setting an age limit for job applicants demonstrates how much effort is still required to fight ageism in the workforce.

MEDIA RELEASE: COTA Australia welcomes appointment of first Aged Care Quality and Safety Commissioner

24 October 2018
Australia’s leading senior’s organisation, COTA Australia, welcomes the appointment of Janet Anderson as the first aged care quality and safety commissioner, tasked with leading the independent Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission that launches on 1 January 2019.

MEDIA RELEASE: COTA Australia welcomes terms of reference for Royal Commission, but cautions against delays to urgent reforms

9 October 2018
Leading seniors advocacy group, COTA Australia, today welcomed the official establishment of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety and the development of the Letters Patent (Terms of Reference), but again called on the Government to ensure the Commission will not result in the delay