Older Australians


10 Sep 2018

Older people make up a considerable proportion of Australia’s population—in 2017, over 1 in 7 people were aged 65 and over. This report provides an overview of this diverse and growing population group through a range of topics. These outline older people’s demographic characteristics, health...


16 May 2018

This report focuses on trends in hospitalised (serious) fall injury for people aged 65 and over that occurred over the period 2002–03 to 2014–15. Information is also presented on the hospital care provided.

Journal article

15 Mar 2014

In July 2010, Coffs Harbour, Australia was announced as one of fourteen National Broadband Network (NBN) second release sites and in February 2013, a number of households and businesses in Coffs Harbour had infrastructure installed to enable them to access the NBN ( www.minister.dbcde.gov.au )....

Literature review


1 Sep 2012

This review of the literature was conducted to provide an overview of changing communications in health promotion to inform the Falls Prevention Project of Country Health SA’s Local Health Network. The context is that falls health literacy information is being increasingly made available via digital...


25 Mar 2008

This report makes a number of recommendations which aim to alleviate the current pressures experienced by older Australians on low incomes, including a review of the Age Pension base level and indexation arrangements, a review of financial thresholds to access government services, benefits and concessions,...



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