MEDIA RELEASE: National Aged Care Alliance commends Labor for indicating its aged care priorities, calls on the Government to announce its plans

14 May 2019
The National Aged Care Alliance (NACA), a coalition of 52 national organisations in aged care, commends Labor for committing to invest in the aged care workforce, however is disappointed by the lack of real and decisive action by both major parties to get aged care right for everyone.  

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.

Submission to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health, Aged Care and Sport’s Inquiry into Aged Care Amendment (Staffing Ratio Disclosure) Bill 2018

4 October 2018, COTA Submissions
COTA Australia welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the House of Representative’s Standing Committee on Health, Aged Care and Sport’s Inquiry into the Aged Care Amendment (Staffing Ratio Disclosure) Bill 2018 (the Bill).

MEDIA RELEASE: COTA Australia calls on Parliament to investigate merits of publishing aged care staffing levels

20 August 2018
COTA Australia welcomes today’s introduction into Parliament of the Aged Care Amendment (Staffing Ratio Disclosure) Bill 2018 by Centre Alliance’s MP for Mayo, Rebekha Sharkie, supported by Independent MP for Indi Cathy McGowan.

Design and Distribution Obligations and Product Intervention Powers (the revised Bill)

15 August 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. This submission comments on the revised exposure draft.

Radio COTA Podcast: Sue McGrath speaks on the importance of Advanced Care Planning

16 April 2018, Multimedia
COTA Australia’s National Policy Manager Sue McGrath is an Ambassador for the 2018 National Advance Care Planning Week. In this episode of Radio COTA speak with Radio COTA about the importance of making an Advance Care Plan.