Hon Susan Ryan AO

Living longer requires better policies to support longevity

Age Discrimination Commissioner Susan Ryan has welcomed Treasurer Joe Hockey’s reference to the possibility of someone celebrating their 150 year birthday.“This is a dramatic but important way of reminding all of us that we are living much longer...
Tuesday 20 January 2015

Protecting rights of older people in our region

From 30 September to 3 October 2014, Age and Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Susan Ryan, participated in the Workshop on the Social Integration and the Rights of Older Persons in the Asia-Pacific Region held in Bangkok, Thailand.Jointly...
Friday 24 October 2014

Commission welcomes SA reform on workers compensation

Age Discrimination Commissioner, Susan Ryan, welcomes the South Australian Government's reform of workers compensation rules so that older workers are not left unprotected. The Return to Work Bill 2014 (SA) aligns workers compensation rules with the...
Wednesday 24 September 2014
Power of Oldness - people holding signs spelling out the slogan

Power of Oldness

A new video awareness campaign aimed at highlighting the value of older workers was launched at the Australian Human Rights Commission in Sydney on Monday.The Power of Oldness, launched by Age Discrimination  Commissioner, Susan Ryan and Minister...
Monday 18 August 2014
Man carrying surfboard

Business Missing Out on Billions

Many retirees are living active, healthy lives and they want to take part in our economy in all sorts of ways.They are keen travellers. They look for slimmed down, accessible housing that suits their needs as they age.  They want products and...
Wednesday 23 July 2014