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Winning Storytellers in the Voice

29 January 2024

We are delighted to announce that the winners of our Story Telling competition have had their stories printed in COTA NT’s Seniors Voice publication. This…

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Grandparents Day Stories to Read

29 January 2024

We have now published to the website a selection of some of the other stories we received as entries to our Grandparents Day 2023 Story…

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2023 Competition’s Winning Stories!

13 December 2023

We are thrilled to announce the winners of our 2023 Grandparents Day Story Telling Competition. The Story Telling 2023 competition asked Territorians of all ages to…

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Thanks and love every day of the year!

1 November 2023

We know you don’t have to wait for that one day of the year to tell your Grandparents you love them. So even if you…

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Hundreds enjoy GPD movie mornings!

1 November 2023

We are thrilled to report that hundreds of Territorian Grandparents and older carers enjoyed a morning with their grandchildren at 3 movies on Sunday 29…

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Remember to say I love you on Grandparents Day

15 October 2023

We were so happy to work with 7 Darwin this year and promote Grandparents Day 2023 across the Territory. Just in case you missed our…

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Grandparents Toolkit – free download

1 October 2023

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Grandparent, Foster and Kinship Carer Advisers

20 September 2023

Supporting formal and informal carers who provide ongoing care for children. Grandparent, Foster and Kinship Carer Advisers give tailored help for all non-parent carers such…

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Movie mornings celebrating Grandparents Day 2023 in Darwin, Palmerston, Alice Springs and Katherine!

12 September 2023

COTA NT is celebrating Grandparents Day 2023 with a hand-picked, family-friendly, fun (and cool) movie for Grandies of all ages to enjoy together at the…

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Competition 2023 LAUNCH – Time for a story – the grandest ever!

31 August 2023

COTA NT is celebrating the NT’s Grandparents Day 2023 with a new Story Telling competition encouraging writers of any age to share their grandest story…

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Competition winners for 2022

18 November 2022

Thank you to everyone who downloaded the event resource kit (over 45 of you from almost 45 different locations) to create an event to recognise…

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Grandparents Day Competition 2022

31 October 2022

COTA NT is accepting entries for the The Grandest Grandparents Day Ever until Sunday 6 November. Enter online To enter: Send in 3 photos of the…

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Movie morning magic!

31 October 2022

Many thanks to all those Grand families who enjoyed movie mornings together at BCC Cinemas Casuarina, Event Cinema Palmerston, Katherine Cinema 3 and Alice Springs…

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Movie Mornings in Darwin, Palmerston, Alice & Katherine!

12 October 2022

To celebrate Grandparents Day on Sunday 30 October, COTA NT has organised a super specially-priced screening of this fantastic kids’ movie, DC League of Super-Pets…

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Host the Grandest Grandparents Day Ever event and be in to WIN!

12 October 2022

COTA NT is celebrating its second Grandparents Day with a new competition and family-friendly movie mornings. This year, the organisation is encouraging all Territorians to…

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Competition Extends for Holidays!

24 September 2021

With the school holidays beginning on Monday, we’ve extended our competition deadline just a little to enable our young artists to spend more time on…

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It’s Time to Say Thank You on Grandparents Day

22 September 2021

COTA NT is urging all Territorians to get behind the first Grandparents Day to be formally celebrated in the Northern Territory on Sunday 31st October….

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Competition closing date extended

20 September 2021

We have received some amazing entries from talented young artists across the Northern Territory celebrating their grandparents and older carers. We have published a selection…

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Spreading the word by bus!

6 August 2021

It was very exciting for us to see our bus advertisement for NT Grandparents Day around Darwin last week. It will be running around on…

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COTA NT launches the first Grandparents Day for the NT

30 July 2021

Grandparents Day is the last Sunday of October COTA NT, the peak advocacy body for over 50s in the Northern Territory has launched the first…

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