Centrelink – Services Australia

Older jobseekers falling through the cracks in ‘silent crisis’

The silent crisis putting these older Australians on the scrapheap.

Finance News

Are any cash jobs legal?

Failing to declare some cash payments can land part-time pensioners in hot water with the taxation office.


Being good at your job won’t stop ageism

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


Women earning $25,000 less than men

The Workplace Gender Equality Agency's latest report says all industries still have a gender pay gap that favours men and almost half of all employers are refusing to take action to address it.

Health news

Ageing populations are an asset: report

The International Longevity Centre has urged governments to invest in preventative healthcare to maximise the potential of older people.

Living in retirement

‘Retirement is becoming obsolete’

Take control of your working life and let your experience work for you, says positive ageing advocate Marcus Riley.


Older workers losing out to JobMaker

Older workers are already losing their jobs as a result of the federal government’s JobMaker initiative, says the Council on the Ageing.

Federal Budget

Coalition ‘utterly fails’ older Aussies

Older works are the key to COVID recovery, says the International Longevity Centre UK, which has a plan to get them back on the job. Australia’s version of this plan has so far failed.


Pandemic hits older Australians hardest

Surveys from LinkedIn and Anglicare reveal that older Australians have taken the biggest hit to their savings, job prospects and confidence during the pandemic.

Federal Budget

Why the Budget failed in three key areas

‘Tax changes will disproportionately advantage wealthy Australians now and into the future’.

Centrelink – Services Australia

An ‘Age Pension’ for all Australians?

The Liveable Income Guarantee – a payment subject to Age Pension-type tests and available to all who make a ‘contribution’.


‘Lucky country’ not the ‘smart country’

Peter Leith looks back on a lifetime of working for Australian manufacturing companies and why that career path is no longer possible.

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