CPSA Planning for Later Life webinar series

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CPSA Bathurst Branch Meeting

6 May 2021

This is the sixth and last installment of CPSA’s ‘Planning for Later Life’ webinars. The aim of this webinar is to showcase how CPSA members can play an active role in raising issues with policy staff, which formulates CPSA policy. At CPSA, members are given the opportunity to shape policy and become more informed on important information that is essential in planning for later life.

Don't be kept in the dark about how to keep the lights on

29 April 2021

The focus of this webinar will be how to efficiently use energy without compromising health and safety.
CPSA policy staff will host a discussion with special guest, PhD candidate Caroline Porto Valente.
Ms Porto Valente has been researching the causes, extent, impacts and possible solutions to energy poverty among older low-income households.

Ms Porto Valente has kindly allowed access to the presentation slides that were used during the webinar. The slides contain vital information and hyperlinks to other helpful resources.

If you have any questions or would like to be contacted for further research purposes, please feel free to contact Caroline via email: Caroline.PortoValente@student.uts.edu.au

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Downsizing and the NSW Property Tax

11 February 2021

In November 2020 the NSW Government announced they would be moving away from stamp duty and introducing a new property tax. If you’re thinking of downsizing in NSW, this webinar is a must-watch!

On 11 February 2021 CPSA policy staff discussed the potential positives and pitfalls for older NSW residents in light of this huge policy change

The Royal Commission into Aged Care: The Final Report

8 March 2021

CPSA’s Policy Manager broke down key components of the final report and aired CPSA’s views on the recommendations made by the Royal Commissioners.

Please note: this session was initially recorded in a webinar format but due to technical issues the visual component of the recording became corrupted. Only the audio component of the webinar is now available. CPSA apologises for any inconveniences.

Death by Webinar

Thursday 10 December 2020

On 10 December 2020, CPSA hosted its second webinar ‘Death by Webinar’. The title of the webinar does not mean you will die while watching but simply signals that this webinar covers issues to do with death and dying. CPSA staff were joined by Christopher Zinn, Board Member of the Cemeteries & Crematoria NSW and consumer rights and empowerment advocate to discuss all things death and dying.

Death by Webinar is the second in a planning for later life series of six webinars produced by CPSA.

You too can index the pension

Thursday 12 November 2020

On 12 November 2020, CPSA’s policy staff went through, in detail, how the pension is indexed every March and September. This webinar was recorded and is now available for viewing. Click the video above to watch the recording. Viewers can expect to gain an understanding of an important retirement income procedure that will be useful in planning for retirement.

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