Publications

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What Next? Workforce Transitions and Retirement Planning Among Australian Pre-Retirees

Over the previous 12 months, much work has been conducted on the workforce behaviour of mature age Australians. Both the Government’s Consultative Forum on Mature Age Participation and the Panel on the Economic Potential of Senior...
Oct 2012
National Seniors Australia
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It’s Not Just About Money

Intergenerational Transfers of Time and Money To and From Mature Age Australians Families remain a primary source of support for individuals in all societies. In particular, the transfer of resources between generations within a family –...
Oct 2012
Productive Ageing Centre
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Barriers to Mature Age Labour Force Engagement in Australia

Report On the 2011-12 National Survey on the Barriers to Employment for Mature Age People  Australia faces significant challenges in coming years from an ageing population as the large cohort of ‘baby boomers’ approach retirement....
Aug 2012
Productive Ageing Centre
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Ageing Baby Boomers in Australia: Informing Actions for Better Retirement

A defining characteristic of present-day Australia is the large number of baby boomers – those born between 1946 and 1965 – who are retiring or approaching retirement from paid employment. Just as the baby boomers’ previous major life...
Aug 2012
Productive Ageing Centre
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Barriers to Mature Age Labour Force Engagement in Australia

Report On the 2011-12 National Survey On The Barriers to Employment For Mature Age People Australia faces significant challenges in coming years from an ageing population as the large cohort of ‘baby boomers’ approach retirement. Increasing...
Aug 2012
Productive Ageing Centre
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Neighbourhood characteristics and ageing well

It is widely recognised that the Australian population is ageing, with the proportion of adults aged over 65 expected to make up 25% of the overall population by 2050. These broad demographic changes have led to a growing research and...
Jul 2012
Productive Ageing Centre
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Older people building better communities

What leadership role do older people play in building better communities? What motivates older people to get involved in community development, and how do they come to be regarded as ‘leaders’? What skills do they draw on? These and...
Jun 2012
Productive Ageing Centre
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Financial Wellbeing: Concerns and choices among older Australians

Older Australians face a range of risks that can impact on their financial security in retirement. How much does a retiree need for future expenditure?; if they live longer than expected will the money set aside be sufficient?; will...
Jun 2012
Productive Ageing Centre
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Improving Health Literacy in Seniors with Chronic Illness

The rising burden of chronic disease in Australia has put the health system under great pressure. A system largely designed to cope with short bursts of acute illness via hospitals and general practitioners now has to deal with more chronic...
Apr 2012
Productive Ageing Centre
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Ageing Baby Boomers in Australia

Australia is being transformed by population ageing, along with social, economic, and policy change. We are at a critical demographic turning point because the baby boom cohort - the 5.5 million people born between 1946 and 1965 - has...
Feb 2012
Productive Ageing Centre
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