National Press Club speech - Susan Ryan

“The ageing revolution is not over”Check against deliveryLast time I spoke here I called my address “the longevity revolution”, and asked, “crisis or opportunity?”.I intended that question as a challenge but it seems my challenge has not been met....
Wednesday 6 July 2016
The Hon Susan Ryan AO, Age Discrimination Commissioner

Employment Summit - Age and disability

Good morning and welcome. I am delighted that you are all able to join me today for the launch of the Willing to Work Inquiry Report.I start by acknowledging that we meet on the land of the Gadigal people of the Eora nation, and pay my respects to...
Friday 27 May 2016
The Hon Susan Ryan AO, Age Discrimination Commissioner

Launch of the Willing to Work Report

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Speaking notes – report launch, Friday 28 April 2016  The Hon Susan Ryan AO, Age Discrimination and Disability Discrimination Commissioner Introduction Good morning and welcome. I am delighted to be here today with the...
Monday 2 May 2016
The Hon Susan Ryan AO, Age Discrimination Commissioner

NDIS Housing Innovation Showcase

Good morning. I’m pleased to be able to be here with you all today. I would like to acknowledge the traditional owners of the land on which we meet, the Wangal people, and pay respect to their Elders both past and present. There are really only a...
Wednesday 6 April 2016
The Hon Susan Ryan AO, Age Discrimination Commissioner

The economic potential of older people

The economic potential of older Australians is huge. If and when we tackle the discrimination that forces people out of work years before they want to leave, the potential will be even greater. I refer to the well documented capacity of older...
Tuesday 5 April 2016
The Hon Susan Ryan AO, Age Discrimination Commissioner

University of Melbourne Hallmark Ageing Research Initiative Launch

Thank you, Associate Professor Briony Dow, for the introduction and thank you to the University of Melbourne for inviting me to speak at the launch of these exciting and important ageing research initiatives.I first wish to pay my respects to the...
Thursday 31 March 2016
The Hon Susan Ryan AO, Age Discrimination Commissioner

Older Women's Network International Women's Day Conference

I start by acknowledging the Gadigal people of the Eora nation.To all of you here today at the OWN conference, happy International Women’s Day for 2016.It has always been my approach to International Women's Day to mark the things we as women have...
Tuesday 8 March 2016
The Hon Susan Ryan AO, Age Discrimination Commissioner

Brigidine College Address - 2nd Wave Feminism

I start by acknowledging the traditional owners, the Gadigal people of the Eora nation.I am pleased to be here with you today, the day before International Women’s Day…and I wish you as young women all the best for that day, and all the best for the...
Monday 7 March 2016
The Hon Susan Ryan AO, Age Discrimination Commissioner

4th National Elder Abuse Conference

Good morning.I would like to start by acknowledging and paying my respects to the traditional owners of the land on which we meet, the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nations, and their elders past and present.I congratulate the Attorney General, the...
Wednesday 24 February 2016
The Hon Susan Ryan AO, Age Discrimination Commissioner

2015 International Day of People with Disability

Good afternoon. To begin, I acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land on which we are meeting, the Gadigal People of the Eora Nation.  I pay my respects to their Elders past and present, and the Elders from other communities who may be here...
Wednesday 2 December 2015
The Hon Susan Ryan AO, Age Discrimination Commissioner

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