The 'ism' that's rife and no, it's not okay

It's not permissible to be racist, or sexist, or discriminate against less able-bodied people, so why is ageism allowed to proliferate, asks Fiona Jewell, director of Diversity by Design.


Other ‘-isms’ are banned, why do we tolerate ageism?

Host John Deeks and YourLifeChoices publisher Leon Della Bosca speak with Fiona Jewell, diversity and inclusion specialist, about ageism and prejudices in our society. Are…


Can you imagine a world without ageism?

Ashton Applewhite joins John and Leon to talk about a world without ageism.


Being good at your job won't stop age discrimination

Research reveals how and why managers generally mark down older job applicants.


Can you imagine a world without ageism?

EveryAGE Counts, the national advocacy campaign against ageism (spearheaded by The Benevolent Society), is set to host a free virtual event centred on building a world without ageism this coming Tuesday 24 November, 10.30am – 11.30am (AEDST).


Stopping ageism

Dr. Marlene Krasovitsky, discussed the negative impacts of ageism, including employment discrimination.


What do this pole dancer, surfer and martial arts expert have in common?

Older Australians are dynamic, youthful and courageous, according to new research, and we shouldn’t be surprised.


Many see ageism as socially acceptable, but it can be stopped

Ageism is the most socially acceptable prejudice on the planet, according to the World Health Organisation.

Federal Election 2019

Older Australians are tired of being treated like a burden

Older Australians are tired of being treated like an economic burden, say YourLifeChoices members, with 75 per cent saying they are treated as a liability by governments and the community in general.


Tax laws penalising older workers

Older Australians are being encouraged to work for longer, but it’s far from a level playing field with the tax laws costing some thousands of dollars.


Friday Flash Poll: Are older people a burden on society?

We want to know how you view older people. Are they a burden on society? Have their contributions been overlooked? Are you tired of feeling disrespected? Let us know in our Friday Flash Poll.

Health & Ageing

Six over-50s strip naked in protest against ageism

Six people aged between 50 and 65 have bared all in their fight against ‘everyday ageism’ and ageism in advertising.

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