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A new study by CEPAR Associate Investigator Professor Philip Clarke and Oxford, Melbourne and Queensland Universities researchers finds that politicians have a considerable survival advantage over general populations, based on information from 11 countries and over 57,500 politicians. 


CEPAR researchers Dr Tom Wilson, Dr Irina Grossman and Associate Professor Jeromey Temple have released a new projections dataset that shows how population ageing is expected to play out at a local scale across Australia over the years 2020-2035.


CEPAR Deputy Director Scientia Professor Kaarin Anstey and colleagues have published a chapter on Dementia Risk Reduction in the Alzheimer’s Disease International From Plan to Impact report, which was recently launched during a side event to the 75th World Health Assembly.

Michael Sherris

From the early days of CEPAR, significant contributions have been made to research into the financing of the needs of an ageing population, whether that be how to optimally fund a long, healthy life in retirement or to managing the risks of ageing including chronic diseases and aged care.


CEPAR researchers Scientia Professor John Piggott and Professor John Beard contributed to the recently released US National Academy of Medicine report Global Roadmap for Healthy Longevity.

Peter McDonald

CEPAR Chief Investigator Honorary Professor Peter McDonald AM has been honoured with the 2022 IUSSP Laureate Award by the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP).


Expressions of interest to be included on the program of the 30th Colloquium on Pensions and Retirement Research and the IPRA sponsored online session are now open. Submission deadline is the 19th August 2022.


CEPAR is excited to announce the 2022 winners of the 'Mature Workers in Organisations' Small Grant Award Scheme.

Rafal Chomik

With the federal election in Australia only days away, debate is raging over the major parties’ housing affordability schemes and their potential impact on super savings.