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Pensioner couple

The federal government has recently reaffirmed its commitment to a policy, first proposed in 2014, to boost the pension age to 70 between 2025 and 2035.

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The Australian National University’s (ANU) Professor Heather Booth is the first woman to be appointed Professor of Demography at an Australian university.

Cepar collaborators

The Australian National University’s (ANU) Heather Booth is the first woman to be appointed Professor of Demography at an Australian university.

Families and aged pension

The government claims that changes to the aged pension make the system fairer by targeting wealthy retirees. But are the changes genuinely progressive?

Pensioners

More people are living longer. This article discusses longevity secrets as well as the broader implications of people living to older ages.

Elderly friends enjoying life

More than 100 participants of the tenth national Emerging Researchers in Ageing (ERA) conference gained insights into the latest dementia research trials being conducted by distinguished Psychiatry Scientia Professor, Dr Henry Brodaty AO.

Population ageing data

A new book focused on the ageing demographic in Australia is to be launched at the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA) annual symposium in Canberra today.

Female colleagues collaborating in the workplace

This year the 15th Emerging Researchers in Ageing (ERA) Conference, running from 31 October to 1 November, will showcase over 50 presentations from Honours and PhD students from 20 national and international universities.

Middle aged couple researching online

New analysis by ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR ) Associate Investigator Dr Richard Burns shows that suicide rates for men aged 70 years and older have been consistently high over the last decade.