Diana Olsberg

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Conference paper

27 Nov 2009

The State of Australian Cities (SOAC) national conferences have been held biennially since 2003 to support interdisciplinary policy-related urban research.

This paper was presented at SOAC 4 held in Perth from 24 to 27 November 2009.

SOAC 4 was hosted by the University...


3 Nov 2005

Using the findings of a large-scale survey, Diana Olsberg and Mark Winters identify a significant shift in the values and priorities of older Australians that is transforming the patterns of future housing tenue, lifestyle and family relationships. They concludes that ageing in place depends more...



29 Sep 2005

Older Australians are increasingly looking for flexibility rather than stability in their housing options, writes Diana Olsberg

AUSTRALIA’s population is ageing because of the combined effects of increased longevity and decreased fertility. These demographic changes are producing entirely unprecedented economic, social and political challenges...


14 Jul 2004

In this positioning paper Diana Olsberg, Julia Perry, Sol Encel and Lester Adorjánÿ outline a national study of the economic and social circumstances of people at mid-life in order to predict future demands and capacities to pay for housing and other services.

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