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June 2018

Aged Care Roadshow – FREE Info Session

June 28, 2018 @ 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Hinterland Hotel, 53 Station St
Nerang, QLD 4211 Australia
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Would you like to know more about Aged Care and how to access Government Funded Aged Care Services? Any member of the public who would like more information about Aged Care options is welcome. TOPICS INCLUDE: • Access to Aged Care Services • My Aged Care • Types of Commonwealth funded aged care services available • Your rights and responsibilities *MORNING TEA PROVIDED BOOKINGS REQUIRED For seating and catering purposes please RSVP via email at QLDACRoadshow@health.gov.au or phone (07) 3360…

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Good Life, Good Death Expo

June 29, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until June 30, 2018

The Ville Resort, Sir Leslie Thiess Dr
Townsville, QLD 4810 Australia
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What is a ‘good death’? This is a situation in which someone is cared for at the end of their life in the way that they choose, rather than finding themselves in a situation where they feel isolated or fearful. The aim of the Expo is to start conversations around loss, ageing, disability, dying and grief in an open, honest and friendly environment, to help people understand that end of life shouldn’t be a taboo subject! Just as everyone will…

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July 2018

Enhancing consumer engagement – Box Hill, VIC

July 17, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Australian Aged Care Quality Agency, Level 2, 818 Whitehorse Road
Box Hill, Victoria 3128 Australia
$334.40 – $352

Overview Consumer engagement, choice and control, and the effective engagement of consumers in governance and continuous improvement, is central to the outcomes and requirements that underpin the new aged care quality standards. The new aged care quality standards increase the focus on quality outcomes for consumers. This means aged care services and organisations should consider how they engage with consumers to partner, co-design and target services that meet the consumer’s expectations and needs. The aim of this workshop is to…

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Enhancing consumer engagement – Parramatta, NSW

July 24, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Novotel Sydney Parramatta, 350 Church Street
Parramatta, New South Wales 2150 Australia
$334.40 – $352

Overview Consumer engagement, choice and control, and the effective engagement of consumers in governance and continuous improvement, is central to the outcomes and requirements that underpin the new aged care quality standards. The new aged care quality standards increase the focus on quality outcomes for consumers. This means aged care services and organisations should consider how they engage with consumers to partner, co-design and target services that meet the consumer’s expectations and needs. The aim of this workshop is to…

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Enhancing consumer engagement – Canberra, ACT

July 26, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Rydges Canberra, Cnr Canberra Ave & National Circuit
Forrest, Australian Capital Territory 2603 Australia
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$334.40 – $352

Overview Consumer engagement, choice and control, and the effective engagement of consumers in governance and continuous improvement, is central to the outcomes and requirements that underpin the new aged care quality standards. The new aged care quality standards increase the focus on quality outcomes for consumers. This means aged care services and organisations should consider how they engage with consumers to partner, co-design and target services that meet the consumer’s expectations and needs. The aim of this workshop is to…

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August 2018

Enhancing consumer engagement – Darwin, NT

August 1, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Double Tree by Hilton, 116 The Esplanade
Darwin, Northern Territory 0800 Australia
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$334.40 – $352

Overview Consumer engagement, choice and control, and the effective engagement of consumers in governance and continuous improvement, is central to the outcomes and requirements that underpin the new aged care quality standards. The new aged care quality standards increase the focus on quality outcomes for consumers. This means aged care services and organisations should consider how they engage with consumers to partner, co-design and target services that meet the consumer’s expectations and needs. The aim of this workshop is to…

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Enhancing consumer engagement – Adelaide, SA

August 3, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Australian Aged Care Quality Agency, Level 3, 199 Grenfell Street
Adelaide, South Australia 5001 Australia
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$334.40 – $352

Overview Consumer engagement, choice and control, and the effective engagement of consumers in governance and continuous improvement, is central to the outcomes and requirements that underpin the new aged care quality standards. The new aged care quality standards increase the focus on quality outcomes for consumers. This means aged care services and organisations should consider how they engage with consumers to partner, co-design and target services that meet the consumer’s expectations and needs. The aim of this workshop is to…

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Innovative Directions for Older Road User Safety & Mobility Seminar

August 27, 2018 @ 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
QUT Gardens Point, OjW Room, Level 12, S Block
Brisbane, QLD 4000 Australia
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CARRS-Q is pleased to host this seminar as part of Queensland Road Safety Week 2018. A rapidly ageing population, combined with emerging technology brings challenges to the safety and mobility of older road users. It is projected that the number of older Queenslanders aged 75 years and over will increase to 10.4% of the population by 2036, which will result in an increase in the number of older drivers who will either seek to maintain the mobility provided by the car, or who will need to make…

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September 2018

Universal Design Conference

September 4, 2018 @ 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 8:45am, repeating until September 5, 2018

Brisbane Conference and Exhibition Centre, Merivale St & Glenelg Street
South Brisbane, QLD 4101 Australia
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Centre for Universal Design Australia and COTA Queensland are delighted to bring you the 3rd Australian Universal Design Conference. After the success of both the inaugural conference in 2014 and a second conference in 2016, we have once again set our sights across the wide world of universal design. This year the theme is, “Home and Away: Creating Inclusion Everywhere” with a focus on housing and tourism. The theme extends to services, ICT, media, as well as design of the built environment…

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Enhancing consumer engagement – Brisbane QLD

September 4, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Watermark Hotel Brisbane, 551 Wickham Terrace
Spring Hill, QLD 4000 Australia
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$334.40 – $352

Overview Consumer engagement, choice and control, and the effective engagement of consumers in governance and continuous improvement, is central to the outcomes and requirements that underpin the new aged care quality standards. The new aged care quality standards increase the focus on quality outcomes for consumers. This means aged care services and organisations should consider how they engage with consumers to partner, co-design and target services that meet the consumer’s expectations and needs. The aim of this workshop is to…

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Enhancing consumer engagement – Perth, WA

September 18, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Telethon Speech and Hearing, 36 Dodd Street
Wembley, Western Australia 6014 Australia
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$334.40 – $352

Overview Consumer engagement, choice and control, and the effective engagement of consumers in governance and continuous improvement, is central to the outcomes and requirements that underpin the new aged care quality standards. The new aged care quality standards increase the focus on quality outcomes for consumers. This means aged care services and organisations should consider how they engage with consumers to partner, co-design and target services that meet the consumer’s expectations and needs. The aim of this workshop is to…

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Enhancing consumer engagement – Hobart, TAS

September 27, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Rydges Hobart, Cnr Arglye & Lewis Street
Hobart, Tasmania 7000 Australia
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$334.40 – $352

Overview Consumer engagement, choice and control, and the effective engagement of consumers in governance and continuous improvement, is central to the outcomes and requirements that underpin the new aged care quality standards. The new aged care quality standards increase the focus on quality outcomes for consumers. This means aged care services and organisations should consider how they engage with consumers to partner, co-design and target services that meet the consumer’s expectations and needs. The aim of this workshop is to…

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October 2018

The Faces of Ageing: through our lens – Launch

October 10, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sandbag, 153 Rainbow Stree
Sandgate, QLD 4017 Australia
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Free

Exhibition Launch The Faces of Ageing: through our lens exhibition explores stories and photographs captured by three Council on the Ageing (COTA) Queensland Community Ambassadors across different communities in Queensland. This exhibition is a collaborative project between COTA Queensland and the Queensland University of Technology (QUT). Join us for the launch of this exhibition on Wednesday 10 October. A light lunch and refreshments will be provided The exhibition runs from 10 October – 2 November 2018 Registration for the launch event closes 8…

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Faces of Ageing: through our lens

October 11, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 2, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Sunday, repeating until November 2, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2018

Sandbag, 153 Rainbow Stree
Sandgate, QLD 4017 Australia
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Free

The Faces of Ageing: through our lens exhibition is a collaborative project between the Council on the Ageing (COTA) Queensland and Queensland University of Technology (QUT). When it comes to older age, the broader media often depicts seniors in a way that is either overly positive or negative, thus missing the reality of the lived daily experiences of older adults. Three Community Ambassadors - Zelda, Bob and David – worked as co-researchers, guided by researchers from QUT with COTA Queensland staff took photographs and…

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November 2018

COTA Queensland 61st Annual General Meeting 

November 16, 2018 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
COTA Queensland, Level 1, 25 Mary Street
Brisbane, Queensland 4000 Australia
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Council on the Ageing Queensland’s Sixty-first Annual General Meeting will be held on Friday 16 November 2018 at COTA Queensland Level 1/ 25 Mary Street, Brisbane commencing at 2:00pm. Members will have the opportunity to find out more and ask questions about our operations and finances, speak about any items on the agenda and vote on proposed resolutions. Members may appoint a proxy. To register your attendance or for more information please email info@cotaqld.org.au  or phone 07 3316 2999.

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March 2019

Retirement Living Options

March 15 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Ken Moran Life Centre, 64 Tina Street
Beaudesert, QLD 4285 Australia
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Are you thinking about Moving or buying into a manufactured home in a residential park or retirement village? Come to our free information session and: *Identify important considerations before moving into a Retirement Village or buying a Manufactured Home in a Residential Park *Understand what laws have changed recently and how this might affect you as either a current or future resident or manufactured homeowner *Find out where to go for advice and support Click here for the event flyer…

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Retirement Living Options

March 19 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Marlin Coast Neighbourhood Centre, 205 Reed Rd Trinity Park
Cairns, Qld Trinity Park Cairns Cairns 4879 Australia
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Are you thinking about moving or buying into a manufactured home in a residential park or retirement village? Come to this free information session and: *Identify important considerations before moving into a Retirement Village or buying a Manufactured Home in a Residential Park *Understand what laws have changed recently and how this might affect you as either a current or future resident or manufactured homeowner *Find out where to go for advice and support Click here for the event flyer.…

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Retirement Living Options

March 21 @ 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Cairns & District Senior Citizens Hall, 271 Gatton Street
Westourt, QLD 4870 Australia
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Are you thinking about Moving or buying into a manufactured home in a residential park or retirement village? Come to our free information session and: *Identify important considerations before moving into a Retirement Village or buying a Manufactured Home in a Residential Park *Understand what laws have changed recently and how this might affect you as either a current or future resident or manufactured homeowner *Find out where to go for advice and support Click here for the event flyer.…

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Retirement Living Options

March 25 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wellers Hill Bowls Club, 164 Sexton Street
Tarragindi, QLD 4121 Australia
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Are you thinking about Moving or buying into a manufactured home in a residential park or retirement village? Come to our free information session and: *Identify important considerations before moving into a Retirement Village or buying a Manufactured Home in a Residential Park *Understand what laws have changed recently and how this might affect you as either a current or future resident or manufactured homeowner *Find out where to go for advice and support Click here for the event flyer…

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Retirement Living Options

March 26 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Wheelers House, 133 Gill Street
Charters Towers, QLD 4820 Australia
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Are you thinking about Moving or buying into a manufactured home in a residential park or retirement village? Come to our free information session and: *Identify important considerations before moving into a Retirement Village or buying a Manufactured Home in a Residential Park *Understand what laws have changed recently and how this might affect you as either a current or future resident or manufactured homeowner *Find out where to go for advice and support Click here for the event flyer. …

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Retirement Living Options

March 26 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Charters Towers Excelsior Library, 130 Gill Street
Charters Towers, QLD 4820 Australia
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Are you thinking about Moving or buying into a manufactured home in a residential park or retirement village? Come to our free information session and: *Identify important considerations before moving into a Retirement Village or buying a Manufactured Home in a Residential Park *Understand what laws have changed recently and how this might affect you as either a current or future resident or manufactured homeowner *Find out where to go for advice and support Click here for the event flyer.…

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April 2019

Symposium on Social Connection in Older Age

April 4 @ 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Victoria Park Golf Complex, 309 Herston Road
Herston, QLD 4006 Australia
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$10 – $130

AAG Collaborative Research Centre, Bolton Clarke and AAG QLD  invite you to a symposium. Confirmed speakers include Professor Cath Haslam, Associate Professor Genevieve Dingle, Mr Mark Tucker-Evans, Mr Matiu Bush and Dr Rajna Ogrin. Social isolation is a greater health risk than smoking Hosted by Bolton Clarke, the symposium will include presentations by policy makers, researchers, service providers and community groups working to prevent or reduce social isolation and loneliness among older Australians. Community members, academics, service stakeholders, policy makers, peak groups, and anyone…

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Your Voice Matters – Rockhampton

April 8 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Rockhampton Leagues Club,, Cnr George & Cambridge St
Rockhampton, QLD 4700 Australia
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Free

Hey Rockhampton! Be a part of a conversation to improve the lives of older Queenslanders.  Our population is ageing with more people living longer and healthier lives, so we need to build communities that support people to age well. For over 60 years Council on the Ageing (COTA) Queensland has worked with older people to influence decision making and create positive social change. We promote older people’s rights and advocate to Government on issues that affect us all as we…

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Retirement Living Options

April 10 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Gunabal Homestead, 9 Power Road
Gympie, QLD 4570 Australia
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Are you thinking about Moving or buying into a manufactured home in a residential park or retirement village? Come to our free information session and: *Identify important considerations before moving into a Retirement Village or buying a Manufactured Home in a Residential Park *Understand what laws have changed recently and how this might affect you as either a current or future resident or manufactured homeowner *Find out where to go for advice and support Click here for the event flyer…

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Your Voice Matters – Cairns

April 15 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Cairns RSL, 119 Esplanade
Cairns, QLD 4870 Australia
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Free

Hey Cairns! Be a part of a conversation to improve the lives of older Queenslanders.  Our population is ageing with more people living longer and healthier lives, so we need to build communities that support people to age well. For over 60 years Council on the Ageing (COTA) Queensland has worked with older people to influence decision making and create positive social change. We promote older people’s rights and advocate to Government on issues that affect us all as we…

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