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The spectre of an ageing population has led to the government’s exhortation to repair the national economy to avert ‘intergenerational inequity’, writes Associate Professor Elizabeth Brooke from Swinburne University's Centre for Social Impact.
The case for extending working lives is contained in the National...
We have an historic opportunity to re-assess our views and policies, writes the Brotherhood of St Laurence's Simon Biggs
AUSTRALIAN social policy on ageing has suddenly burst into new life. The final report of the Productivity Commission’s Caring for Older Australians inquiry is about...
Large proportions of older voters have consistently favoured the Liberal/National Coalition since the mid 1990s. Will this demographic pattern continue to favour the Coalition, or is there a shift underway in the opposite direction? This paper attempts to answer this question by drawing on a...
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...
The Victorian government’s announcement of an early retirement scheme aimed at redeploying some workers (losing their jobs due to the Hazelwood power station closure) to another power generator in the Latrobe Valley has been welcomed in many quarters. It is considered smart politics and policy,...