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HEALTH & WELLBEING

Placing Emotional Fitness at the forefront of innovation

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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?

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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.

The impact of population ageing and immigration on the Australian housing market

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Australia has an accelerating ageing population, but fortunately we have strong inflows of young and skilled migrants. George Kudrna explains what this means for house prices.

ASDetect: an award-winning smartphone app for early detection of autism

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ASDetect - The inside story was featured on Open Forum in March 2016. The article described the research that underpinned the app, the vision of the academic team behind it and the spirit of generosity that made it happen. The app has gone on to win multiple awards including being named as a Google Impact Challenge Australia 2016 finalist.

Should we cancel Christmas?

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At such a busy time of year should we be worrying about the Christmas stress? Dr Jenny Brockis shares her thoughts.

Activating health through community enterprise

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What determines healthy ageing and how can we improve the lives of Australia's growing number of people who, willingly or unwillingly, have left working life? Russ Grayson kicks off our Productive Ageing forum with some ideas on how to invest in individual and community self-help.

NSW Out of Home Care Reform – A game changer?

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New South Wales Premier Mike Baird has revealed a sweeping overhaul of the state's child protection system. Dr Kirsty Nowlan from the Benevolent Society wants to see that the policy delivers the protection all children should receive as their birth right.