COTA Australia has welcomed an increase of $50 a fortnight in the amount of money pensioners can earn without affecting the age pension income test, as well as changes to the pension loan scheme and retirement income options.
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At the same time, COTA calls on all parties and independents to ratify in the House of Representatives the Bill to strengthen the superannuation system by consolidating inactive super accounts, banning exit … Read the rest
posted on 18th Feb 2019
Australia’s peak advocacy body for older Australians COTA Australia today outlined the five priority fixes that need to occur in the near future to address well documented failures in aged care while the Royal Commission into aged care is conducting further investigation into the sector.
COTA Chief Executive, Ian Yates said Keep fixing Australia’s aged care system sets out urgent actions the Government must implement in tandem with the Royal Commission if it is serious about aged care reform.
“Quite … Read the rest
posted on 26th Sep 2018