Ageing workers: Old and in the way?
Legal scholar Mia Rönnmar joins host Lynne Haultain for an international perspective on the place and plight of older workers in the workplace.
Ford workers need chance to shift gear
At an average age of 50, the Ford workers losing their jobs at Broadmeadows and Geelong have transferrable skills, but employers need to give them a chance.
Is a comfortable retirement out of reach for the average Australian?
The Commonwealth Government’s tougher Age Pension assets test will reduce the retirement incomes of most working Australians. Will you retire comfortably?
The case for removing judges’ retirement age
Federal judges must retire at 70 in Australia. Has the time come to reassess the use of compulsory retirement as society’s views on age continue to shift?
Creating a world that works for young and old
As our population ages, are the places in which we live serving us as well as they could?
Seniorpreneur: We need you
Australia needs older workers and they want to contribute, but more is needed to end age discrimination and encourage older people into business and workplaces.
Acupuncture treats hot flushes – but there’s a catch
A study of acupuncture treatments for women suffering hot flushes has found they do have benefits, but both the fake and real treatments were equally effective.
Social networking to empower older people
Researchers at the University of Melbourne are helping older people go online to combat social isolation.