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4 December 2014

Chinese and Australian students PhD students came up with some imaginative cross-disciplinary solutions when challenged to address common issues in long term care for the growing aged populations in both countries at the annual Go8C9 conference.

 
24 November 2014

Research presented at the 2014 ERA (Emerging Researchers in Ageing) Conference 24 - 25 November,   challenges the notion that older people  are amongst the most vulnerable during emergencies caused by bushfires, environmental hazards and extreme weather events.

 

 
11 November 2014

Australia's governments must act now to reap long term rewards from the opportunities an ageing Australia presents, according to Population Ageing and Australia's Future, the 2014 symposium of the Academy of Social Sciences Australia (ASSA).

 
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CEPAR is one of 11 organisations in the successful consortium which won the International Longevity Centre bid to establish an Australian centre.

 
1 October 2014

The average older Australian - who is she?  She is a 75 year old Anglican woman who drives a car, has broadband, votes for the Coalition and lives in her own three bedroom home with her spouse

 
24 July 2014

"Australia's public and private economy-wide deficit could blow out to more than $400 billion by 2050 due to the nation's ageing population, a new report has found."

 
16 July 2014

The ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research welcomes the report of the FSI and the consideration given to the input and research papers of its investigators.

 
4 July 2014

Nobel Prize-winning economist Professor Joseph E. Stiglitz is to visit UNSW, and give a talk on the Global Financial Crisis (GFC), examining where are we now, its impact on the future of the world economy, and what can be done about it.

 
4 July 2014

The ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR) and the School of Risk and Actuarial Studies, at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), will host the Annual Colloquium of Superannuation Researchers on July 7 and 8 at the UNSW campus.

 
3 July 2014

The ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR) has been granted almost half a million dollars over four years under the Australian Research Council's Linkage Projects Scheme, along with $300,000 in partner funding.

 
14 April 2014

With the population aged 65 and over expected to reach 7.2 million by 2050, researchers have called for the Murray Inquiry to focus on improving options for retirees in the draw-down phase of superannuation. Researchers from the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR) told the Murray Inquiry that this is the least developed dimension of Australia's otherwise robust retirement income system.

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10 April 2014

New research papers released today highlight staffing and funding as the biggest issues affecting the future of Australia's aged care system. These two research briefs synthesise research findings from CEPAR researchers, and from other sources, to present a comprehensive analysis of aged care policy in Australia. Staffing is the largest expenditure item for aged care providers in a system that attracts some $15 billion in public funding, expected to reach 2.2% of GDP by 2050, up from 0.8% today.

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2 April 2014

The CEPAR 2013 Annual Report contains a complete record of all the work undertaken by CEPAR affiliated researchers in 2013. 

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22 January 2014

For years the question of what it is to age well has been addressed by academics and experts. However, we still have much to learn about what factors influence wellbeing as we age and whether they are different for men and women. Professor Hal Kendig and Professor Colette Browning discuss their latest research findings.