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Study Highlights Cost of Ignoring Older Workers

Wendy Williams, Monday, 16th January 2017 -  Australian employers are failing to support and engage older workers which is costing them, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of South Australia and the University

Why Secure and Affordable Housing is an Increasing Worry for Age Pensioners

Alan Morris, Tuesday, 13th December 2016 -  Growing numbers of pensioners in private rental accommodation are using much of their income to pay for housing, writes Alan Morris, author and chair professor at University of Technology

ACOSS Push on Indexation of Pensions

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 2nd April 2015 -  Welfare peak body, the Australian Council of Social Service has called on the Federal Parliament to reject the plan to lower the indexation of pensions and instead focus on eligibility…

Aussie Income Security for Elderly Worse than Albania

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 2nd October 2014 -  Older people are better off living in Albania than Australia when it comes to their incomes, a new global report has revealed. The Global Age Watch Index 2014 was released today by HelpAge…

More Older Aussies Seek Newstart

Staff Reporter, Monday, 12th May 2014 -  More jobless Australians in their 50s and 60s are seeking the Newstart allowance, new figures out of the Department of Human Services have shown. According to the figures, sought…

Welfare Increases Still Too Low – ACOSS

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 4th March 2014 -  Australia’s peak body for community services and the welfare sector has expressed concerns over the small rise to income support payments, such as Newstart and Parenting…
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