Commissioner Susan Ryan at the launch

Commissioner Ryan appointed Ambassador for Mature Age Employment

Age and Disability Commissioner Susan Ryan has begun work as the Ambassador for Mature Age Employment, a newly created role to help build greater awareness amongst employers of the business benefits of hiring older workers and to improve the labour...
Friday 26 June 2015
Power of Oldness

New report reinforces high contributions of older Australians

New research highlighting the financial benefits to employers of maintaining older workers reinforces the findings of research done by the Australian Human Rights Commission.The Age Discrimination Commissioner, Susan Ryan, has welcomed the report...
Tuesday 12 May 2015
From left: Gillian Triggs, Susan Ryan, Joe Hockey

Age discrimination affects over a quarter of older Australians

Over a quarter of older Australians have experienced some form of age discrimination according to national survey results released today by Treasurer Joe Hockey and Age and Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Susan Ryan.The National Prevalence...
Thursday 23 April 2015
Cover - National prevalence survey of age discrimination in the workplace

Treasurer Joe Hockey launches new report

The results of the nation’s first survey of age discrimination at work were released today and streamed live, revealing the extent of the discrimination faced by older Australians.Launch video:
Thursday 23 April 2015
Willing to Work: National Inquiry into Employment Discrimination Against Older Australians and Australians with Disability

Willing to Work

The Commission has launched Willing to Work: A National Inquiry into Employment Discrimination Against Older Australian and Australians with Disability.The Inquiry will be conducted at the request of the Attorney-General, Senator the Hon George...
Wednesday 15 April 2015