About Us

Council on the Ageing (COTA) Queensland is a statewide not for profit organisation advancing the rights, interests and futures of people as we age.

For over 60 years COTA Queensland has worked with older people to influence decision making and create positive social change. We promote older people’s rights and advocate to Government on issues that affect us all as we age.


  • Contribute to an understanding of ageing enabling older people and all sectors of the community to plan for healthy ageing through education advice and activities
  • Promote and engages in research which is of interest and concern to older people
  • Provide older people with information that enables them to make informed choices and act on their own behalf
  • Work in partnership with older Queenslanders to shape COTA’s policy and advocacy work to challenge and influence decision-makers to co-create positive social change
  • Advocate giving priority to older people experiencing injustice, discrimination, disadvantage or disability
  • Provide advice to governments, community organisations and businesses on how to be Age-friendly.

Our PatronOur Patron

His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland, is the current patron of COTA Queensland.
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This privacy policy describes how we collect, use and protect your private and confidential information when we are managing our services and doing our policy and advocacy work.
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Quality PolicyQuality Policy

This quality policy outlines our best business practices, which aim to satisfy customer requirements and expectations including any statutory, regulatory or special requirements and improves the overall management of the Company.
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