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Now that house prices have been on the slide for ten straight months, a major new study from the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR) is showing where the largest falls are, and how this is impacting on savings in Australia.

Colleagues discussing ageing research

Deep-seated ageism is at the core of our culture and at the heart of an unproductive government approach to healthy ageing, says Professor Hal Kendig, Director of the Ageing, Work and Health Research Unit in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Sydney.

Young researcher

As Australia faces significant intergenerational challenges, the impact of population ageing on the Australian workforce is increasingly concerning. Will there be fewer workers to support retirees and young dependents?

Research students collaborating

CEPAR Director, John Piggott, will open the Ian Castles roundtable on tax and social security at the Australian National University (ANU) on13th October.

Data analysis

Professor Hal Kendig is today chairing the Ageing Roundtable at Parliament House for the NSW Premier and Minister for Ageing. 

Young researchers

Professor Michael Keane from the Australian School of Business has been awarded a prestigious ARC Laureate Fellowship.

Colleagues collaborating

The ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR) has been awarded $1.25 million by the Australian Research Council to support early career researchers (ECR).

Financial prosperity

A team led by Professor John Piggott at the Australian School of Business has secured $12.7m in funding over the next 7 years for an Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence to examine population ageing.

Cepar ageing population seminar

The ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR), in collaboration with the Program on the Global Demography of Aging (PGDA), will host a 2 day conference on the Economics of Population Ageing at Harvard University in late 2012.