Media Releases

Media Releases

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September - 'Village Hub' to support Fleurieu seniors as they age

August 23 - Equity in aged care for all South Australians

August - Older people to have their say on ageing

22 June - State Budget Response

15 June - World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, Tuesday 15 June

June - Inaugural meeting planned this month for COTA SA's Yorke Peninsula Advisory Group

April - Postcards project helps mark moment in history

April - New program fosters social connections & improved wellbeing
for those aged 50+

April - OPINION – Ageism to blame for substandard ageing experience

26 January - Human rights & social justice campaigner recognised

January - Long waits for home care putting older South Australians at risk


10 November - Focus needed on older unemployment in State Budget stimulus

3 November - Employment, housing, health key for over 50s in State Budget

1 October - Peak body slams ageism in public health system

September - Free events to help Fleurieu Peninsula'sover 50s live their best life

8 June - COTA SA Congratulates Joan Stone's AM

May - OPINION –Walk in Their Shoes - Connections post COVIDto become the new ‘norm'

May - Free videos to help over 50s get active at home

May - Older South Australiansdocument COVID-19 through postcard project

23 March - Updated COTA SA Response to Coronavirus, COVID-19

20 March - Ageing in Country South Australia Report; Peak body calls for government to improve regional ageing

17 March - COTA SA response to coronavirus, COVID-19

12 March - Deeming rate reduction & relief package help ease financial pain for older South Australians

January - Money saving tipsfor older Australians


30 August - COTA SA to engage with regional South Australians

18 June  - COTA SA puts government on notice about older people

24 May - Hospital car park hike to fuel isolation among older South Australians

14 May - Aged Care Navigators Trial arrives in the South East

24 April - What do 633,000 older voters want


5 December - Landmark study shows workplace ageism is alive and well among older South Australians

10 October - ZestFest is back to challenge and celebrate modern ageing

6 September - COTA SA’s Budget Analysis - how do older people fare?

4 Septmber - Rural health and aged care the winners for older South Australians

10 July - Ticking time bomb of housing for older people needs addressing in State Budget

20 June - COTA SA welcomes new Bill to be introduced to combat elder abuse

18 April - New ‘One-Stop-Shop’ a welcome first step for older South Australians in care

19 March - COTA SA welcomes new Liberal Government

13 March - COTA SA scores the parties for election day

8 March - Triple jeopardy and the "lookism impacting older South Australian women

28 February - "Oakden must never happen again", says peak body for older South Australians

15 February - Mid-career check and ageism on the agenda to support older South Australian workers

13 February - COTA SA calls on politicians not to forget older people in rural and regional SA

5 February - COTA SA calls on politicians to attend to the basics for older South Australians

18 January - Heatwave prompts warning to look out for older South Australians



31 December - COTA SA welcomes “fairer” Retirement Villages Act reforms

19 September - Leading seniors advocate, COTA SA, says Yes to marriage equality

17 September - COTA SA urges SA Government to act on findings from Ageing on the Edge project

22 June - COTA SA welcomes overdue focus on mental health for older people and boost for innovation in modern ageing

20 June - Having a say and addressing serious issues impacting older people on COTA SA’s Budget wish list 

21 April - COTA SA and Aged Rights Advocacy Service (SA) welcome Oakden facility closure

12 April - Every Generation Festival comes of age for its 50th year - Welcome to ZestFest 2017!

7 February - COTA SA calls for State Government to help rewrite the script for modern ageing

30 January - Older generations muscle in on 2017 fitness resolutions



31 October - COTA SA’s 2016 Every Generation Festival reaches new heights 

1 September - Health at the heart of modern ageing

7 July - SA Budget fails to deliver for older workers

4 July - SA Budget needs to address mature age employment

16 June - Electricity price hikes will have a debilitating effect on older South Australians

9 June - What do 594,000 older voters want? 

14 April - COTA SA welcomes State Government’s new Retirement Villages Bill

31 March - Health budget hot potato a looming threat to South Australia’s ageing population

21 January - Making SA’s ageing population an economic asset 


For media releases prior to 2016, please contact us.