From aged care to employment, essential services to health, the federal budget has significant implications for the lives of older Australians. However, sifting through the information in the budget to find out what matters to you is easier said than done – and figuring out what you can do about it even harder. Watch COTA NSW’s revealing discussion about what the budget means for older people, and how you can get involved come election time.


Ian Yates is the COTA Australia CEO, who serves on a wide variety of federal government and aged care sector national bodies representing older Australians.

Joanna Quilty is the NSW Council of Social Service CEO.

Jeremy Cooper is the Chair of Retirement Income at COTA NSW’s partner organisation Challenger.