COTA ACT E-NEWS (October 2018)

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 #1 October 2018
 
Get to know your ACT Legislative Assembly
 
Ever wondered how the ACT Legislative Assembly works?Find out about:
  • How we elect our MLAs
  • What are Committees?
  • What is the role of the Government, Opposition and Crossbench
  • What happens in the Chamber
Plus have the opportunity to meet local members.
 
When: Thursday 25 October, 9:30am-3pm
Where: Reception room, ACT Legislative Assembly (entry via Civic Square)
Registration: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 62053025.
Cost: FREE
For Information phone Education and Engagement Officer on 6205 3016.
 
 

Open for Consultation: Draft National Women's Health Strategy 2020-2030

On 2 March 2018, the Minister for Health, the Hon Greg Hunt MP announced the commencement of a process to establish a National Women’s Health Strategy for 2020-2030. Building on the vision and objectives of the National Women’s Health Policy 2010 – the Strategy will set the strategic direction for substantial improvements in the health of women and girls in Australia over the next ten years.
 
The draft Strategy is now available online for public consultation and can be accessed at the following link: https://consultations.health.gov.au/population-health-and-sport-division-1/establishing-a-national-womens-health-strategyThe consultation will close on 5 November 2018.
 
 

 
 
Do you know your retirement living options?
 
LDK is a new provider in the ACT, building a retirement community in Tuggeranong.
 
They are currently holding free retirement living forums with a free 2 course lunch session at the Town Centre Vikings Club in Tuggeranong.
 
The sessions will cover: 
  • What’s happening in the seniors living and aged care industry?
  • What’s happening with government funding for aged care?
  • What accommodation and care options are available in the seniors living and aged care industry?
  • Who is LDK Healthcare? What is their vision for seniors living and assisting our elderly in their aged care journey? How can they help you and your loved ones?
 
To register for one of the seminars, click the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/retirement-living-and-aged-care-forums-tickets-48266248649
 
 

Open for Consultation: Draft National Men’s Health Strategy 2020-2030

On 13 June 2018, the Minister for Health, the Hon Greg Hunt MP announced the commencement of a process to establish a National Men’s Health Strategy for 2020-2030.
 
Building on the vision and objectives of the 2010 National Male Health Policy – Building on the strengths of Australian males, the Strategy will set the strategic direction for substantial improvements in the health of men and boys in Australia over the next ten years.The draft Strategy is now available online for public consultation. It can be accessed at the following link: https://consultations.health.gov.au/population-health-and-sport-division-1/online-consultation-for-the-national-mens-health-s
 
The consultation closes on 5 November 2018.