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HEALTH & WELLBEING

Measuring productivity and the benefits of interventions for osteoarthritis

Deborah Schofield's picture

As the final blog for our Productive Ageing forum we explore why interventions for chronic health conditions should be measured and valued like other costs in economic evaluations.

The right home, at the right time, the right place, and the right cost

Abby Bloom's picture

People over 65 without homeownership are at the mercy of a steadily increasing rental market. Abby Bloom explains why government and policymakers urgently need a plan for inclusive, intergenerational housing.

Ageing as a time of possibility, opportunity and influence

Lisa Langley's picture

We know the real productivity gains come from increasing workforce participation of people between 50 and 64 years of age. How can we remove barriers to enable this while better understanding the impact it will have on our society? Lisa Langley from COTA NSW explains.

Working and retiring under the new NSW Ageing Strategy

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When developing their Ageing Strategy, the NSW Government consulted with more than 4,000 older people. Helen Rogers explains what they learnt and what this means for the future of working and retiring.

Meaningful social impact information vital for our communities

Jenni Greig's picture

We expect our decision-makers to make well-informed and responsible choices that benefit our communities. How can we measure the social impact this has? Jenni Greig has spent the last few years finding out.

Placing Emotional Fitness at the forefront of innovation

Linda Simonsen's picture

Emotional Fitness is the latest core competency for recruiting and retaining talent. Linda Simonsen from FuturePeople explains.

International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017 logo2017 is the United Nations International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. It supports a change in policies, business practices and consumer behaviour towards a more sustainable tourism sector.

The world of work is changing – what hopes for ‘productive ageing’?

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Age discrimination, tough performance criteria, funding cuts and offshoring of jobs – Veronica Sheen says we need a full understanding of what the ageing workforce is up against in order to improve things.

Can Australia win the ‘space race’ to become a global innovation hub?

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Encouraging innovation by nurturing spaces for creativity and engagement was the theme of Global Access Partners’ 7th Annual Economic Summit. GAP’s Managing Director Catherine Fritz-Kalish introduces the final report from the event.

Too many candles on the birthday cake?

Caroline Howe's picture

Australia is ageing. Between 2002 and 2042 the number of Australians over the age of 65 will increase from 2.2m to 6.2m. Dr Caroline Howe has tips to manage an ageing workforce.