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Policy Officer - Aged Care Royal Commission - Melbourne

Employer: COTA Australia
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time, Part Time
Classification/s: Aged Care & Seniors’ Rights, Policy & Research
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 18 March, 2019.
Applications close: 01 April, 2019. (Expired)

  • This role can be based in Melbourne or Canberra

COTA Australia advocates to Governments to promote, improve and protect the circumstances and wellbeing of older people in Australia. For more information about COTA Australia visit

COTA Australia is seeking an experienced Policy Officer with knowledge of the aged care or community sectors, expertise in policy analysis and stakeholder engagement and high level oral and written communication skills .

This role is a contract position until 30 June 2020 and will contribute to high quality analysis and advice on the work of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety from COTA Australia’s perspective; and to encourage stakeholder engagement to enable consumer organisations and their constituencies to engage in the processes of the Royal Commission.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Monitor input to and analyse the proceedings of the Royal Commission on a daily basis
  • Prepare written briefs, summaries, submissions and social media content
  • Assist consumer organisations to articulate and prepare input to the Royal Commission on aged care policy issues; and provide them with advice on assisting consumers in their constituencies to do so.
  • Assist the Royal Commission staff to identify key contacts in the aged care sector including case studies on issues identified by the Commission, where requested
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