The rate of Newstart is woefully inadequate, which is a big issue for older workers. COTA Australia, Benevolent Society and National Seniors recently joined forces to call for Raising the Rate of Newstart.
Consumer Policy Research Centre (CPRC)’s latest research report – The Renter's Journey – follows the common and differing rental experiences of the rental market of four key segments, making recommendations to policymakers for change
We want to support the Victorian Government to continue to play a significant role in ensuring that older people, particularly those with complex needs or those experiencing significant disadvantage, are able to access the support and services they need within their communities.
We welcome Consumer Affairs Victoria’s (CAV) interest in improving internal dispute resolution processes in retirement villages, and believe that the reforms suggested will likely result in some improvement.
COTA supports strengthening regulations to enable tenants to be treated fairly and improved provisions for the protection and security of tenants’ rights to live in appropriate homes with minimum standards.
'Homes for Life: Towards an older persons housing strategy' has been developed by a coalition of non-government organisations concerned about the increasing housing affordability crisis facing our ageing population.
Preparation for population change needs more emphasis on the ageing of the population and the changes required across all areas of infrastructure, transport and housing to meet the World Health Organisations’ benchmarks for healthy ageing.
This is a joint submission to the parliamentary inquiry into the retirement housing sector, which represents a unique opportunity to progress much needed reform of Victoria’s retirement housing sector.
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