A national strategy and investment in safe, secure and affordable housing is needed to support an increasing number of older women in Australia, writes Debbie Georgopoulos.
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A new Australian centre for universal design has been founded to promote the principles of universal design and the benefits of social and economic inclusion.
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.
Workforce discrimination, affordable housing and elder abuse are among the significant issues currently facing older women, says Australia’s Age Discrimination Commissioner.
Meet Ron Di Giorgio, one of the many Australians struggling to find work because of their age. In this in-depth series, Jackie Keast examines the ageism rife in recruitment, and emerging ideas to change it.
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.
Age Discrimination Commissioner Susan Ryan has strongly rejected comments made by Assistant Minister for Social Services Mitch Fifield opposing the need for a United Nations Convention on the Rights of Older People.
Age Discrimination Commissioner Susan Ryan has backed calls for Australia to follow Ireland’s lead and establish a centre for excellence in universal design.
Australia’s Age Discrimination Commission Susan Ryan has asked the Minister for Immigration to consider including aged care worker on the skilled occupation list.
Everald Compton says he is hopeful that interested organisations might support the panel so it could see its work through to completion.
The Australian Human Rights Commission has released a comprehensive downloadable reference guide of information, supports and services to assist retirees with the decisions they may need to make in their later years.
Age Discrimination Commissioner Susan Ryan has called for a culture of non-discrimination and respect for human rights to be embedded in the aged care system.
Diversity Council Australia and the Australian Human Rights Commission have released a new report revealing that Australia is substantially trailing behind other countries in the employment of older female workers and have called for action.
News in brief from the ageing agenda, featuring bites of information about recent research, technology, conference and government movements.