Media

Our Media and Communications team works hard to ensure that issues concerning Australians over 50 are on the national news agenda. The media releases we produce contain the latest news and announcements on National Seniors' lobbying activities and campaigns.

Just as National Seniors Australia gives a voice to older Australians, our Media and Communications team works hard to ensure that they are heard on the national news agenda. In our media mentions area is a selection of news coverage where National Seniors Australia and its lobbying priorities have been reported.

National Seniors' Media and Communications team members are happy to talk to journalists about issues affecting older Australians at any time.

Please direct media enquiries to Media and Communications Manager, Lynda Schekoske, on 07 3233 9134 or 0488 047 380, or Media Officer Rosemary Desmond on 3233 9106, or email us. You can also follow us on Twitter @NationalSeniors.

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Media Releases

12AM01Feb2018
Australians are living longer but many are failing to plan for it, new research from National Seniors Australia shows.
 
The report, Hope for the best, plan for the worst? Insights into our planning for a longer life, released this week, was ... Read More
12AM18Jan2018
A new report from National Seniors Australia has shown that when it comes to getting good advice in the ‘information age’, older people favour humans over going online.
 
The report, released this week, shows that while digital technology has revolutionised information delivery, older people making important decisions about retirement first turn to trusted health and... Read More
12AM15Dec2017

Most older Australians won’t be shopping online or receiving e-Cards this Christmas because they are on the wrong side of a ‘digital divide’, National Seniors Australia says.

The consumer group for over 50s this year surveyed its members and found many are online, tech-savvy, or else keen to learn.

But others said that the digital world was a strange and unfriendly place they... Read More

12AM05Dec2017

Three quarters of Australians aged over 50 feel at least 10 years younger, according to research released today.

National Seniors Australia’s Research Director Professor John McCallum said feeling younger positively impacted health and wellbeing and meant people lived longer.

Prof. McCallum said National Seniors’ recent survey had revealed that people felt about 20 per cent... Read More

12AM27Nov2017

         

Home is where the heart is, and for more than 40 percent of older Australians, it determines where they live in retirement.

A new research report from National Seniors Australia reveals that while many Australians consider downsizing to a smaller house when they retire, a substantial proportion of older homeowners rule it out... Read More