Stay up to date with the latest news from COTA SA including our latest advocacy work, program and service updates and other relevant news for older South Australians.
22 February 2023
Stories of Acting and Adapting to the Changing Climate
We'll be sharing inspirational stories of how people are acting and adapting the changing climate. Today: Tim and Sarah from Coromandel East shared their experience of installing a Powerwall Battery and the unexpected bonus that came with it.
1 March 2023
Priorities for older South Australians
We are pleased to share with you COTA SA's 2023/24 State Budget submission which represents and unites the diverse voices and needs of 700,000 older South Australians
15 December 2022
Submission to the Review of the Residential Tenancies Act 1995
We welcome the opportunity to contribute to the review of the Residential Tenancies Act 1995 (the Act). The Residential Tenancies Act 1995 review discussion paper highlights key issues that have a significant impact on the needs of older South Australians.
18 October 2022
Submission in Response to: The Use of Surveillance and Monitoring Technology in Aged Care Discussion Paper
We welcome the opportunity to contribute to the discussion about the use of surveillance and monitoring technology in aged care.
18 August 2022
Incorporation of the Livable Housing Design Guide Standards into the National Construction Guide
COTA SA joined other key organisations in this letter to Minister Champion
14 July 2022
Submission to the Advance Care Directives Document Redesign Project
COTA SA welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the Advance Care Directives Document Redesign Project.
30 June 2022
Submission to the Review of the Ageing and Adult Safeguarding Act 1995
COTA SA welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the review of the Ageing and Adult Safeguarding Act 1995 (the Act).
1 June 2022
Feedback to SAPOL about the Don’t Stop by Accident Campaign
After receiving a high volume of unsolicited feedback and conducting several workshops, COTA SA has provided a response to the SAPOL Don’t Stop by Accident media campaign targeting older drivers, the families of older drivers and GPs
21 March 2022
COTA SA welcomes Peter Malinauskas
COTA SA welcomes Peter Malinauskas as the 47th Premier of South Australia. Our community looks forward to working with his government to make South Australia better and fairer for people of every...
10 March 2022
Religious Discrimination legislation
Letter from Jane Mussared to Commissioner for Equal Opportunity on behalf of LGBTI Advisory Group (and the broader COTA SA Rainbow Hub community) expressing concern about the fall-out from the now stalled debate on a federal Religious Discrimination bill.
28 February 2022
Proposed Model of Care for Keith
Letter to Mr Nick McBride MP as the local member covering Keith and Bordertown, regarding constituent feedback on the proposed model of care for Keith.
18 January 2022
Submission: Letter to the Premier Regarding Management of COVID-19 Outbreaks in Aged Care
Our letter to the Premier expressing serious concerns about the management of COVID-19 outbreaks in our aged care system with increased anxiety and confusion among residents, families, staff and carers.