Livable Housing Australia Board
Ian Yates AM
Council on the Ageing Australia (COTA)
Ian Yates is currently the Chief Executive of COTA Australia, the national body of the Councils on the Ageing (COTA). He is also Chief Executive of COTA SA
Since 1989 Ian has had involvement in various health related committees in SA including the Home and Community Care Program Ministerial Advisory Committee; Northern Venture Coordinated Care Trials; Health of Older Persons Policy advisory committee; Deputy Chair of the Repatriation General Hospital; Board Member of the Southern Adelaide Health Service; Board Member, Deputy Chair and then Chair of the Cancer Council of SA and Deputy Chair of the SA Council of Social Service. He is also Deputy Chancellor and Resources Committee Chair of Flinders University.
At the national level Ian serves on a number of advisory bodies to the Department of Health and Ageing; is a member of the consumer advisory bodies to both the Australian Securities and Investment Commission and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. From 1 July 2011 he has become a Director of the Commonwealth Government's Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency.