MEDIA RELEASE: Retirement Income Review must prioritise a simpler, fairer, more stable system that delivers optimum income in retirement, says Council on the Ageing

2 March 2020
COTA Australia, has called for the Retirement Income Review to give priority in its economic modelling,and other fact-finding to policy options that will create a simpler, fairer, more stable and sustainable retirement system that produces higher levels of income for low and middle-income retirees.

MEDIA RELEASE: Welcome relief on pension deeming rates – Council on the Ageing will continue discussions with government on improving the process in future

15 July 2019
Australia’s peak body and leading advocate for older Australians, COTA Australia, said today’s announcement of a reduction in deeming rates used for the age pension income test will be welcome news for over 600,000 part-rate age pensioners.