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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.


Westpac Scholars Trust has announced its 2019 Westpac Future Leaders Scholars, awarding over $2 million to 17 outstanding postgraduate students who are investigating solutions to some of Australia’s most complex issues. Amongst this year’s recipients is CEPAR researcher, Nicole Ee.


Dr Kim Kiely, CEPAR Associate Investigator at UNSW Sydney, was awarded a Dementia Australia Research Foundation Project Grant by Dementia Australia. Dr Kiely will use the funding for a pilot study into hearing-related neurocognitive impairment.

APS award

The Australian Psychological Society (APS) recognised Scientia Professor Kaarin Anstey, CEPAR Co-Deputy Director, with the 2018 APS Distinguished Contribution to Psychological Science Award.

health data

Having two or more non-communicable diseases (multimorbidity) costs the country more than the sum of those individual diseases would cost, according to a recent study published in PLOS Medicine by CEPAR Chief Investigator Professor Philip Clarke and colleagues.


The Productivity Commission report into superannuation was publicly released in January. CEPAR Associate Investigator Susan Thorp, Professor of Finance at the University of Sydney, gives in this The Conversation article an overview of some of the report recommendations and argues why there is a need for good defaults.

aged care

CEPAR has published a new fact sheet – aged care policy, provision, and prospects – providing an overview of recent changes in aged care policy, industry, and labour force in Australia.

media 2019

Explore our list of news articles and commentary published in 2019.