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.
An interview study was conducted to explore workers' understanding of their health at work and ways of making their jobs easier, safer or more comfortable. Engagement of the workforce should be encouraged and feed into change processes in the industry to enable all workers stay...
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.