Person

Hal Kendig

Book

Population ageing and Australia's future

Overview This volume provides evidence from many of Australia’s leading scholars from a range of social science disciplines to support policies that address challenges presented by Australia’s ageing population. It builds on presentations made to the 2014 Symposium of the Academy of the Social Sciences...
Audio

Creative alternatives to retirement living: what do YOU want?

By 2050 a quarter of our population will be over sixty-five but we'll be living longer and with different expectations of life in our latter years. We explore the options of how to live and where to live beyond the conventional choices of downsizing the...
Literature review

The costs and benefits of using private housing as the ‘home base’ for care for older people: a systematic literature review

This report examines what the currently available literature has to say in relation to the following three questions: 1. What are the financial costs and benefits to individuals and governments of using private housing as the home base for the provision of care services for...
Report

Australian directions in aged care: the generation of policies for generations of older people.

Over recent years aged care has emerged as a significant public issue in the popular media and in the rhetoric of politicians anticipating elections. The prominence of nursing home scandals reflects a deep and longstanding public concern for vulnerable older people. The major issues of...
Working paper

Achievement of home ownership among post-war Australian cohorts

This paper analyses the achievement of first home ownership among cohorts of women and men who have become adults since the Second World War. It examines the impacts of the housing market and home ownership policies, as well as decisions about marriage and children on...