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Get IT Digital Support

Council on the Ageing (COTA) ACT is offering free one-on-one digital learning sessions to seniors. The Get IT – seniors technology hub will be a place where senior Canberrans can come and ask questions in a relaxed way and learn about how to get online and become confident with using technology.

Seniors Information Service

The Seniors Information Line is an ACT-wide information and referral service run by COTA ACT. You can contact us by phone, email or come into the office and get information and advice on a range of issues and topics.

Housing and Ageing Options

COTA ACT’s Housing Options Advisory Service can assist older people, and those caring for older people, who need help with a number of housing issues.

Strength for Life

Strength for Life is an exciting new exercise program in the ACT, created to help people over the age of 50 improve their physical strength and fitness.

ACT Seniors Card

Learn about the ACT Seniors Card scheme and get information and eligibility and how to apply.

Hughes Community Shed and Garden

The Hughes Community Shed is a place to meet, socialise, learn new skills and practice old ones.

Hughes Veterans Memorial

COTA ACT delivers information and services across the community a number of ways.

Hall and function room hire

Council on the Ageing (COTA) ACT is based in the Hughes Community Centre. We offer several rooms for hire in a clean, friendly and well-appointed environment; and at very reasonable rates.


Council on the Ageing (COTA) ACT provide a number of printed and web based publication resources for senior Canberrans. You are welcome to come into the office to pick up a printed version of the products available on the publication web page or view them here online.

Community Education

COTA ACT delivers information and services across the community a number of ways.