Publications

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Senior Australians and Prescription Medicines

One of the many challenges that the ageing of Australia’s population presents is the accessibility of prescription medicines to older Australians. Over time, in part due to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, there has been an expectation...
Oct 2012
Productive Ageing Centre
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Seniors and immunisation in Australia

Australia’s rapidly growing seniors population (aged 50 years and over) make an important economic and social contribution. Preventive health interventions are vitally important to ensure that Australians enjoy longer lives, free of illness...
Feb 2014
National Seniors Australia
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Seniors downsizing on their own terms

Seniors downsizing on their own terms: Overcoming planning, legal and policy impediments to the creation of alternative retirement communities This research considers the reasons older people who may want to downsize do not do so, and considers the...
Nov 2015
Productive Ageing Centre
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Seniors more savvy about retirement income

A report by National Seniors Australia and Challenger. The National Seniors Australia (National Seniors) study reported here was an online survey designed to collect information as part of the 2017 National Seniors Social Survey (NSSS) (Wave 6)....
Oct 2017
National Seniors Australia
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Seniors Sentiment Index

As the number of Australians aged 50 years and above increases, it is becoming more important to understand how these senior Australians view their own lives, as well as life in Australia more generally.  In partnership with...
Dec 2012
National Seniors Australia
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Staying Connected

Social Engagement and Wellbeing Among Mature Age Australians This National Seniors Productive Ageing Centre research report explores wellbeing amongst senior Australians. The report, authored by researchers from the Australian...
Mar 2013
Productive Ageing Centre
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Stereotype Threat and Mature Age Workers

Given Australia’s ageing population and growing shortage of skilled workers, the Australian Government has introduced a number of policies and programs over time to increase workforce participation by mature age Australians (aged 50 and...
Dec 2011
Productive Ageing Centre
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Still Putting In: Measuring the Economic and Social Contributions of Older Australians

Following on from its landmark report – AdvantAGE Australia: Maximising the potential of an ageing population (August 2008) – National Seniors Australia sought to further examine what older Australians do with their time. We...
May 2009
Productive Ageing Centre
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The Ageing Experience of Australians from Migrant Backgrounds

Australia, as is widely known, has an ageing population and is also a country built on immigration. However, it is less well known that the immigrant population has an older age structure than the Australian-born population. In 2006,...
Jun 2011
Productive Ageing Centre
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The Elephant in the Room: Age Discrimination in Employment

There is no doubt that older workers make a massive contribution to Australia’s economy. An earlier report released by the National Seniors Productive Ageing Centre, Still Putting In, showed that older workers contributed $59.6 billion a year...
Apr 2011
Productive Ageing Centre
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