older woman aged woman homelessness

Risk of Homelessness in Older Women

Risk of homelessness for single, older women is becoming a significant problem. In 2016 the Women's Property Initiative revealed that 34 per cent of single women over 60 live in permanent income poverty and by age 65, women retire with about one...
Wednesday 1 November 2017
elderly Australian man in a chair

Elder abuse

Elder abuse has been defined by the World Health Organisation as 'a single, or repeated act, or lack of appropriate action, occurring within any relationship where there is an expectation of trust which cases harm or distress to an older person'....
Thursday 12 November 2015
Bustling city street with people crossing the road

Willing to Work: National Inquiry into Employment Discrimination Against Older Australians and Australians with Disability

National Inquiry into Employment Discrimination against Older Australians and Australians with Disability
Thursday 2 April 2015
Power of Oldness - people holding signs spelling out the slogan

Power of Oldness

Campaign highlighting the discrimination mature workers face when trying to gain or maintain jobs
Monday 18 August 2014