Mature worker shifting materials

Career "check-up" for mature workers

It's something the Age and Disability Commissioner, Susan Ryan, has been calling for - a career "check-up" for Australian's approaching their 50s. This week, more than 200 seniors took part in the ACT’s first Career Check Up Expo for Mature Workers...
Friday 1 July 2016
Winkled hands of an elderly

Global calls to end elder abuse

On World Elder Abuse Day, the United Nations is predicting elder abuse to sharply increase as the global population of older people is expected to double by 2025.The Australian Human Rights Commission shares the UN’s concerns, and is calling on all...
Wednesday 15 June 2016
Panel of employers with Susan Ryan AO

Employment summit to end age and disability discrimination

An employment summit held at the Australian Human Rights Commission today heard from progressive employers - large and small- about the advantages of having a diverse workplace.The summit's highlight was a panel discussion with representatives from...
Friday 27 May 2016
Willing to Work Report (2016) - cover image - people in street around workplaces

Age & disability employment summit

The scourge of employment discrimination facing older Australians and those with disability will be the focus of a summit being held today in Sydney.The panel discussion will feature employers representing a diverse range of industries including...
Friday 27 May 2016
Senior female worker in greengrocer

New report- ageing population crisis

Today’s release of the New South Wales Intergenerational Report 2015-16 is welcome analysis and a stark reminder of the urgent challenges Australia is facing with our ageing population.The Report projects that the number of workers compared to...
Thursday 26 May 2016