This policy document outlines a five-year plan to be implemented as a whole-of-government approach to address the needs and aspirations of the seniors population in the Northern Territory, and plan for emerging generations of seniors.
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.
Media reports and political discourse on our ageing population often adopt a tone of panic. This discussion paper untangles the facts from the myths, so that Australians can look afresh at the population ageing issue – less from a perspective of panic than one of...
Hidden in plain sight: the impact of the COVID-19 response on mature-age, low-income people in Australia
In this paper, the authors argue that COVID-19 has highlighted that existing policies do not meet the needs of people who face entrenched disadvantage.
This fact sheet outlines the national and state legislation that protects mature workers from discrimination and upholds their right to seek flexible work arrangements. It also addresses the way workplace health and safety laws can be uniquely relevant to older Australians.
Multigenerational workforces: a guide to the rights of older workers under the Age Discrimination Act 2004 (Cth)
This guide is issued under section 53(1)(f) of the Age Discrimination Act 2004 (Cth) (the Act). It is designed to provide employers and other work providers with information about the operation of the Act and provide practical guidance about promoting the inclusion of older workers...
This report builds on the 2015 Intergenerational Report by providing a detailed analysis of the impacts of an ageing population on revenue and spending over the next decade.
Workforce planning that includes succession planning is regarded as a core strategic human resource activity. However, the data in this study leads to the conclusion that organisations may not be giving it the attention it deserves.
In many regards, it’s never been better time to be an older person in Victoria. Statistically people are living longer, in large part thanks to improved public health outcomes and medical advancements.
The population is getting older. The next generation of older people will live longer, be healthier, more skilled and more educated. They are much more likely to remain in the workforce – and to want to. This discussion document has been released seeking community input...
A new advocacy for older workers that doesn't rely on age-based stereotypes and focuses on more than age discrimination.