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Age Positive

We are now promoting Age Positive in new ways:Firstly come explore the awesome Power of Oldness.Share your Age Positive stories with our Age Discrimination Comissioner Susan Ryan on Facebook and Twitter: @SusanRyanADC.
Monday 29 April 2013 to Wednesday 1 July 2015
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Promoting positive & diverse portrayals of older Australians

The Age Discrimination Commissioner is focused on addressing barriers to equality and participation faced by older Australians. This is achieved through research, education and policy activities to build awareness of the damaging effects of age...
Wednesday 5 December 2012 to Sunday 11 October 2015
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Working past our 60s

As a society, we have been slow to recognise that millions of older Australians are locked out of the workforce by age discrimination. We are only now starting to understand what a terrible waste of human capital this situation represents; a loss to...
Wednesday 6 June 2012 to Monday 12 October 2015
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Working Australians (2005)

Working AustraliansAn important goal of the Age Discrimination Act is to respond to the needs of Australia’s ageing population. The ADA aims to achieve attitudinal change by raising awareness that people of all ages have the same fundamental rights...
Wednesday 18 May 2005