COTA NSW Strategic Plan 2018-2020

Our Mission:  We advance the rights, interests and futures of Australians as we age.



Our strategic focus is to:


Our strategic objectives

Meaningful engagement:

COTA NSW talks to a wide range of older people around NSW to understand their lived experiences.

Strong, credible leadership and authoritative advocate:

COTA NSW is the credible and informed voice for older people in NSW, and is influential in driving debate and policy change in the community.

Excellence in programs and services:

COTA NSW provides programs and services that are responsive and tailored to the needs and interests of older people.

Capable and sustainable organisation:

COTA NSW will invest in innovation, develop effective partnerships, implement best practice processes and develop the team to ensure it is best places to achieve our strategic goals.



Older people - people in NSW aged 50 years and over, broadly segmented into three groups:

Working, employment transition, early retirement

Retired, healthy, active, independent

Requiring support or accessing services and support

Members and supporters - individuals, corporate members, other organisations of older people, volunteers, contributors and program participants

Government - NSW State and Local Government directly, and Federal government indirectly

Partners - project, program, policy and advocacy collaborators

Clients - commercial operators


As a peak body, COTA NSW undertakes initiatives under the priority areas set out by the NSW Government, Department of Family and Community Services.

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