Submission to the Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care on the Aged Care Royal Commission Terms of Reference

30 September 2018, COTA Submissions
COTA Australia welcomes the opportunity to provide suggestions for the development of the Letters Patent (Terms of Reference) for the announced Royal Commission into the Quality and Safety in Aged Care.

MEDIA RELEASE: COTA welcomes appointment of key Ministers for older Australians

27 August 2018
COTA Australia has welcomed the reappointment of Greg Hunt as Minister for Health and the reappointment of Ken Wyatt AM as Minister for Aged Care with the broader remit of being Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care.

MEDIA RELEASE: Despite more home care packages too many older Australians still left waiting

17 August 2018
News today that the number of older Australians supported by home care packages has increased is welcome but COTA Australia, the peak older person’s advocacy group, said the Federal Government still has much more work to do to ensure older Australians get the support they need.

MEDIA RELEASE: Harnessing the power of ‘seniorpreneurs’ one key to growing Australia’s silver economy and changing attitudes to ageing

25 July 2018
Harnessing and expanding the potential of older entrepreneurs to build a growing silver economy on the back of our ageing population is one of a range of key measures the peak body for older Australians will highlight at a national aged care conference in Sydney today.