About COTA

Council on the Ageing (COTA) Victoria is the leading not-for-profit organisation representing the interests and rights of people aged 50 plus in Victoria.

COTA leads government, corporate and community thinking about the positive aspects of ageing. Today, COTAs focus is on promoting opportunities for, and protecting the rights of, older Victorians.

COTA offers a range of free and low-cost services and activities including:

Woman exercising at home

Strength for Life exercise program supports older Australians – doing the activities they love! The much-loved strength and balance program for older adults, Strength for Life (SFL), has also gone online using Zoom.  Find out more at the COTA website

WISE service is a free telephone information service that aims to make older people feel, WISE – Welcome, Included, Supported and Empowered. Visit the COTA website for more information on WISE and find the services you need at home or in the community.

Aged Care Navigator service is a new telephone information service that helps older people navigate the aged care system. For more information on Aged Care Navigator, visit the COTA website.

Older Men's Discussion Group is a place for all men aged 50 and over to meet each other in an informal, social environment to share their knowledge and experiences. Visit the COTA website for more information. 



COTA and the Victorian Seniors Festival reimagined

This year COTA is embracing the idea of the 2020 Victorian Seniors Festival reimagined. COTA has a range of fun, engaging and interesting events planned for you to enjoy in your home, commencing in July with a 1940’s themed At Home Dance Party.

Head to the COTA events web page for regular updates. 

Find out more at the COTA website

Phone 1300 13 50 90

mail Ask COTA 

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