Centrelink – Services Australia

Older Aussies falling through the cracks in 'silent crisis'

The silent crisis putting these older Australians on the scrapheap.

Centrelink – Services Australia

Older Australians pessimistic about employment prospects

An Anglicare survey shows just 13 per cent of people believe Centrelink rules will help them find a job.


What are the options when facing unemployment later in life?

The recession caused by the pandemic is making life uncertain for many older Australians. Merrilyn has been stood down and is worried about her future…


Being good at your job won't stop age discrimination

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

How to look for work?

Clichés you should never have on your CV

Keep your resume from heading to the bottom of the pile by avoiding these mistakes.

Federal Government

One Nation accused of throwing older workers under a bus

Government’s controversial JobMaker legislation passes without protection amendments, putting older workers at risk.

Brain health

Dementia risk increases with certain types of work

Men in jobs with hard physical work have a higher risk of developing dementia.

Federal Budget

Older workers could be the key to COVID recovery

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.

Work from Home

Tips for starting your own business

Struggling with unemployment? Starting a business could be an option. Here are some tips from people who have done it.


Work longer, retire later: Australians anticipate a tough future

A June survey of 1000 people found that 45 per cent of Australians no longer feel financially confident about retiring.

Mental Health

Are young people really less resilient? What the research tells us

Eminent Australian Ita Buttrose opens a can of worms in her assessment of young workers.

Centrelink – Services Australia

Pandemic just made the road rockier for older jobless

The plight of older Australians who lost their jobs as a result of the pandemic has been highlighted in a University of New South Wales ‘roadmap to recovery’.

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