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Your Voice Matters

 

Be a part of a community 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. Simply, when we create communities with older people at the centre, we create liveable communities for everyone.

No one knows their community better than the folk who live it in and too often we have heard that people feel invisible … Read the rest

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Your Voice Matters – CairnsApril 15 -

 

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 … Read the rest

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Your Voice Matters – RockhamptonApril 8 -

 

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 … Read the rest

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State Inquiry into Aged Care, End-of-Life and Palliative Care and Voluntary Assisted Dying

Submissions open for the inquiry into aged care, end-of-life and palliative care and voluntary assisted dying. The committee is considering how aged care, end-of-life and palliative care are delivered for Queenslanders. The committee is also considering, and seeking views on, whether voluntary assisted dying should be allowed in Queensland.

The committee has published an issues paper for the Inquiry that contains a number of questions for consideration.

The closing date for submissions is 15 April 2019 and the committee must … Read the rest

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The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) wants to hear from you 

Queensland’s Public Guardian advocates for the human rights of vulnerable Queenslanders, including adults who do not have the capacity to make decisions for themselves, children and young people in the child protection system.

It works closely with the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal and often the Public Trustee.

The OPG is developing a new five year strategic plan and hopes to incorporate any insights and feedback from the public in its planning.

The survey should take less than five minutes … Read the rest

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Have your say: Aged Care Diversity Framework – Homelessness Action Plan

The Diversity Sub-group of the Aged Care Sector Committee has started work on an action plan under the Aged Care Diversity Framework to help the aged care sector support older people experiencing, or at risk of, homelessness (the Homelessness Action Plan).

The Sub-group is supported in this work by a reference group which has been convened by the Housing for the Aged Action Group (HAAG). HAAG has received funding from the Department of Health.

Invitation to participate

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Queensland’s First Walking Strategy

 

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) on behalf of the Queensland Government is developing Queensland’s first walking strategy to look at ways to encourage people to walk more often.  TMR is also including jogging, running and moving with help from a mobility device like a wheelchair or a walking frame.

What would get you walking more?

It’s not too late to step up and have your say on the future of walking in Queensland.

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Walk, snap, win!

 

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) on behalf of the Queensland Government is developing Queensland’s first walking strategy to look at ways to encourage people to walk more often.

Share a photo of your walk fo a chance to win a fitness tracker!

TMR are holding a photo competition to celebrate walking in Queensland!

This also mean walking, and also mean jogging, running, and moving with the aid of a mobility device (such as a wheelchair or a … Read the rest

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Have Your Say on the Future of Grocery Unit Pricing

The future of the regulation that requires large supermarkets to provide the unit price (price per unit of measure – such as per 100g and per litre) on shelf labels, etc. for packaged grocery items is being reviewed by the federal government.

The review will determine whether the regulation should continue, and if so whether it should be changed.

The review includes a short online survey which allows consumers to give their views on the present system and what they … Read the rest

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Livable housing design: the costs and benefits to Australian society

The Australian Network for Universal Housing Design (ANUHD) conducted an online survey from October 2017 to February 2018 inviting individuals to share their opinions on how Council of Australian Governments (COAG) should meet their commitment in the 2010-2020 National Disability Strategy that all new homes will be of agreed universal design standards by 2020.

The survey was advertised widely through community groups and housing organisations. It attracted 1329 participants, the majority of whom were home owners and people who needed … Read the rest

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