Media

Our Media and Communications team works hard to ensure that issues concerning Australians over 50 are on the national news agenda. The media releases we produce contain the latest news and announcements on National Seniors' lobbying activities and campaigns.

Just as National Seniors Australia gives a voice to older Australians, our Media and Communications team works hard to ensure that they are heard on the national news agenda. In our media mentions area is a selection of news coverage where National Seniors Australia and its lobbying priorities have been reported.

National Seniors' Media and Communications team members are happy to talk to journalists about issues affecting older Australians at any time.

Please direct media enquiries to Media and Communications Manager, Lynda Schekoske, on 07 3233 9134 or 0488 047 380, or Media Officer Rosemary Desmond on 3233 9106, or email us. You can also follow us on Twitter @NationalSeniors.

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Media Releases

12AM30Jul2001

National Seniors Association (NSA), the largest organisation representing older Australians, has welcomed the federal Government’s proposal to extend pensioner concessions to self-funded retirees who are Commonwealth Seniors Health Card (CSHC) holders.

According to NSA chief executive, David Deans, the move is a godsend to low income self-funded retirees who struggle with unforeseen... Read More

12AM23May2001

It doesn’t get much better for seniors than this year’s federal budget, according to National Seniors Association (NSA), the largest organisation representing older Australians.

NSA chief executive, David Deans, who attended the budget lockup in Canberra says he is delighted by the range and extent of initiatives announced for seniors.

"Most of these initiatives mirror... Read More

12AM21Mar2001

Economic benefits of mature age workers proven in new report say Australia’s largest seniors organisations

The new report by Access Economics Population Ageing and the Economy commissioned by Aged Care Minister, Bronwyn Bishop, will provide a valuable impetus to improving the position of mature age workers because it shows the benefits they bring both to the economy and business.

... Read More
12AM09Feb2001

The largest organisation representing older Australians, National Seniors Association (NSA), is calling for the government to end the means testing of superannuation assets for social security recipients aged 55 and over.

The demand forms part of NSA’s federal policy document and budget submission which have been despatched to all federal politicians.

According to NSA chief... Read More