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CEPAR industry report

CEPAR released an industry report that investigates the impact of retirement income projections on superannuation contributions, investment choices and engagement from members.

Mature workers

CEPAR released a new fact sheet on legal protections for mature workers in Australia, outlining the national and state laws that protect mature workers from discrimination and uphold their right to seek flexible work arrangements. It also addresses the way workplace health and safety laws can be uniquely relevant to older Australians.

health data

CEPAR researchers John Piggott and John Beard have been appointed as members of the US National Academy of Medicine’s (NAM) International Commission on Creating a Global Roadmap for Healthy Longevity.

low fertility 2018

From 2006 to 2016, fertility in Australia remained constant for women with high education while it fell sharply for women with low education. Researchers at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR) observe this trend may reflect the increasingly regressive nature of government support for families with children.

researchers

Some of the leading names in pensions research have come together to create a new international association which aims to promote and advance high-quality social science research on pensions, ageing, and retirement.

Monetary growth

CEPAR researchers receive UNSW Business School funding to investigate how people decide whether a reverse mortgage is a good way to supplement their retirement income.

 

Insurance

CEPAR Director and UNSW economist John Piggott says young people need to start caring more about their superannuation entitlements and shares advice for young employees.

 
 
taxation of pension

Using the federal budget to remove uncertainty will allow people to plan a better retirement, says CEPAR Director UNSW Scientia Professor John Piggott.

 

MIND study

A study of dietary patterns in older adults in Australia shows those who followed a diet designed for brain health have a reduced risk of developing cognitive impairment.