ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research
Balancing work and family life during the COVID-19 pandemic: who fared better and worse?
People with care responsibilities for other family members, such as ageing relatives, relatives with a disability or chronic illness, or grandchildren, have been much less studied during the recent pandemic. This report aims to fill this gap in research by exploring the circumstances of mature...
New population projections for Australia and the States and Territories, with a particular focus on population ageing
This paper presents new population projections for Australia and the states and territories for the period 2021-2041. The paper describes the input data used, projection assumptions made, and an outline of the projection model.
Tapping into Australia’s ageing workforce: insights from recent research
Older Australians are a critical part of the workforce and economy. This brief outlines evidence as to why employers need better strategies to seize the opportunities that an older workforce presents, and turn it to their competitive advantage.
An employer lens on COVID-19: adapting to change in Australian workplaces
This report provides a detailed analysis of how Australian employers have experienced and adapted to COVID-19. Between May to October 2020, the research team interviewed 32 leaders, managers and officers at 28 organisations across Australia. Many surveys on COVID-19 in 2020 focused on worker preferences...
COVID-19 and the demographic distribution of health and economic risks
This fact sheet documents the demographic distribution of different health and economic risks across the Australian population, paying particular attention to older groups (aged 55+).