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Elderly couple on a pier

In the lead up to the South Australian election, the peak body representing the state's unions, SA Unions, has claimed former senator and now SA Best leader Nick Xenophon “voted with Turnbull to cut pensions for older South Australians." CEPAR researchers contribute to the assessment of this claim.

Busy Sydney city street

Australia’s population is growing rapidly and at the same time the population is also ageing. CEPAR Chief Investigator Peter McDonald, along with other experts, addresses the issue of the nation's preparedness to manage this change. 

Elderly couple enjoying life

Speaking at The Future of Asia Alumni Summit in Hong Kong CEPAR’s John Piggott and Hazel Bateman discussed Asia in the Ageing Century. 

Young family at home

Australian National Transfer Account (NTA) data constructed by CEPAR researchers is available for the first time on the National Transfer Accounts website. 

Pensioners enjoying retirement

Healthy ageing and age-friendly workplaces can address workforce shortages in an Australia that is getting ever older, CEPAR Chief Investigator Hal Kendig and Associate Investigator Cathy Gong write.

Elderly friends enjoying life

Speaking at the Mortality in Australia Symposium CEPAR Chief Investigators Peter McDonald and Philip Clarke commented on life expectancy in Australia today and on the difficult lifestyle changes required to further extend life expectancy.

Female colleagues collaborating in the workplace

Longer careers and better health later in life could be on the cards for older Australians if workplaces were more age-friendly and promoted healthy lifestyles to their employees, a new CEPAR study has found.

Aged care

CEPAR Chief Investigator Michael Keane, along with Associate Investigator Olena Stavrunova, have won the 2015-16 Dennis Aigner Award, for the best paper in the Journal of Econometrics over the 2015-2016 period. 

Research students collaborating

This year the 16th Emerging Researchers in Ageing (ERA) Conference, supported by CEPAR, will showcase 37 Oral and Poster presentations from students and early career researcher from almost 20 national and international universities.