The Collaborative Partnership on Mature Age Employment - chaired by Age Discrimination Commissioner Dr Kay Patterson AO - has begun discussions on how to reduce workplace age discrimination.The Collaborative Partnership met for the first time on...
Friday 24 August 2018
As the world marks Elder Abuse Awareness Day, the Commission is reminding all Australians that they have a responsibility to recognise and report elder abuse and neglect in whatever form it's taking place.
Thursday 15 June 2017
People react with disbelief when I recount examples of elder abuse that I have heard during my consultations.
Monday 6 February 2017
The Commission is calling on all interested parties – including organisations and professionals in health, law, social work, banking, financial services, aged care and other disciplines – to review the Australian Law Reform Commission’s latest...
Monday 12 December 2016
After five years as the Age Discrimination Commissioner, it’s time for the Australian Human Rights Commission to say goodbye to our esteemed colleague and friend, The Hon Susan Ryan AO.Susan has been a formidable warrior for the rights of older...
Wednesday 27 July 2016