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CEPAR has published a new fact sheet, explaining how the wellbeing of older people is measured. The authors of the fact sheet, CEPAR Senior Research Fellow Rafal Chomik and CEPAR Research Assistant David Rodgers examine some of the most notable ageing indices, their stated purposes, methodologies and results.

Mengyi and Jennifer

CEPAR researchers Dr Jennifer Alonso-García and Dr Mengyi Xu have been recognised with Best Paper Awards for papers to be presented at the upcoming International Congress of Actuaries (ICA) 2018, held from 4 - 8 June in Berlin, Germany. 

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. 

2018 CEPAR in the news

Explore our comprehensive list of news articles and commentary published in 2018.

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.