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Canberra Federal Budget

On 11 May, CEPAR Director John Piggott joined other experts from UNSW Business School to analyse the 2017 Federal Budget in a roundtable discussion. The discussion took place in Sydney’s CBD.

Population ageing data

Post-Federal Budget analysis of the government's announcement to fully fund the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Content pensioners enjoying a stroll

Professor John Piggott, told interviewer Matthew Tukaki that if older workers could be engaged in employment longer their net contribution to GDP would be in the tens of billions of dollars.

John Piggott

Professor John Piggott presented at the UNSW Business School Learn @ Lunch series on the topic of population ageing. 

Monetary growth

John Piggott, CEPAR Director, comments in the Australian Financial Review: “GDP boost can come from better informed workers”.

Middle aged couple researching online

Rafal Chomik, Senior Research Fellow at CEPAR, chats to Kayley Harris and Nick Bennett on The Daily Drive about whether or not older Australians are worse off than in other countries.

Students studying aged care

Three CEPAR researchers have been awarded AUD 50,000 (USD 37,500) to conduct a new online survey looking at Chinese preferences for long-term aged care and how it will be paid.

Australia's Centre of Excellence

“We have consolidated our position as a globally leading centre in population research,” says CEPAR Director Professor John Piggott.

Young researcher

Four candidates have been awarded prestigious UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarships to research under the supervision of UNSW CEPAR researchers.