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Colleagues discussing ageing research

New analysis of ABS figures shows that by 2050 the average age of Australians will be 42, up from 22 at Federation.

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Researcher analysing population ageing publications

With Aged Care Policy on the brink of reform, CEPAR along with the Crawford School of Public Policy at ANU gathered together Australia's foremost experts on Aged Care reform on 4 December 2012.

Population ageing conference

The ERA conference  is the only national conference in Australia focusing exclusively on the work of higher degree research students undertaking research in ageing.

Young mother and her daughter

New research to be presented today demonstrates a link between an older person's attitude to ageing and their mortality. 

Population ageing students in discussion

Australia's GDP could be four per cent higher if it had the same mature labour force participation rates as some comparison countries, such as New Zealand.

Young researchers in ageing population

Susan Ryan, Australia's newly appointed Age Discrimination Commissioner, spent a morning at a Roundtable with researchers at the UNSW node of CEPAR last month.

Katja Hanewald

Two CEPAR researchers have won the prestigious Melville Financial Services Prize from the Institute of Actuaries of Australia for their research into how regulators and regulatory requirements impact prices for longevity insurance products in the form of life annuities.

Aged care support

In a conference address at the University of New South Wales, Australia's first Minister for Superannuation, former Senator Nick Sherry, discussed the major challenges facing Australia's defined contribution superannuation system.