A new report has urged government to develop national action plans to tackle employment discrimination faced by older Australians, and establish a Minster for Longevity to address the economic implications of an ageing population.
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Seniors’ groups say this latest survey should be a wake-up call to employers and policymakers, as a third of the so-called ‘grey army’ give up their job hunt.
A new toolkit will support businesses seeking to employ older workers by providing a step-by-step guide for recruiting and retaining seniors in their workplaces.
A leading researcher on ageing and dementia has called for better recognition of the contribution that older Australians make to society and more opportunities for intergenerational collaboration to help combat ageism.
Residents of IRT in Wollongong have their say about what they want for the future in a new film produced to mark the United Nations International Day of Older Persons.
Faith-based providers lose exemption from anti-discrimination legislation in aged care following the passage of the sex discrimination bill in parliament on Tuesday night.
A parliamentary committee has made 13 recommendations that the government should implement to boost Internet participation among seniors and help keep them safe online in a report released today.
A new paper by the Australian Human Rights Commission discusses potential policy reforms to recognise the contribution of unpaid carers in Australia.
The federal government has released the ‘exposure draft’ of new, consolidated anti-discrimination legislation that looks set to advance the rights of many groups, including older people. The news has received the sector’s cautious support.
A personal update, by Susan Ryan, on her first six months on the job as Age Discrimination Commissioner.
We’re gearing up for the next big social revolution: tackling the most ‘insidious’ form of discrimination of all