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Age discrimination

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Ageism
NARROWER TERMS
Report

What's age got to do with it?

This report identifies stereotypes, attitudes and beliefs about age that prevail in Australia, and captures some of the ways in which people in Australia understand and experience their impacts.
Report

Employing and retaining older workers

This report provides insight into the current employment climate for older workers, and the shift in perceptions around Australia’s ageing workforce.
Report

Global report on ageism

This report outlines a framework for action to reduce ageism including specific recommendations for different actors. It brings together the best available evidence on the nature and magnitude of ageism, its determinants and its impact. The report also outlines what strategies work to prevent and...
Report

Opinions and experiences of unequal pay and pay transparency

This report presents the results of a survey completed with a nationally representative sample of New Zealanders in order to establish their opinions and experiences of unequal pay and pay transparency in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Is workplace discrimination against older people costing $10 billion a year?

Age Discrimination Commissioner Susan Ryan claims Australia is losing about $10 billion a year by failing to employ more people over the age of 55.
Report

Measuring social inclusion

The Inclusive Australia Social Inclusion Index provides a unique overview of social inclusion in Australia by covering a wider array of social inclusion issues in one index.
Report

Community co-design of digital interventions for primary prevention of ageism and elder abuse

This report evaluates the consultation and co-design processes used to create the digital intervention and how this methodology impacted on the creation of the approach to storytelling about ageism as a driver of elder abuse.
Fact sheet

Legal protections for mature workers

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.
Guide

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...
Journal article

A compromised balance? A comparative examination of exceptions to age discrimination law in Australia and the UK

Drawing on case studies of exceptions to age discrimination law in Australia and the UK, this article considers the normative position on age equality law that emerges from these legal boundaries.