The recent bushfire crisis has pushed natural disasters and the environment to front of mind for many South Australians.

The Plug-in and COTA SA want to ensure that older Australians are being heard so The Plug-in conducted a survey to find out how people aged 50 years and over were feeling following devastating bushfire events. This survey allowed people to share what they were thinking, their experiences and how this crisis has shaped their thoughts on climate change and the future.

As always, the important work of The Plug-in helps inform how COTA SA can continue to best support the interests and futures of South Australians as we age.

The following infographics provide a snapshot of what we learned, with full findings available by clicking on the button below.

Here’s what we discovered…


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