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Are you interested in working part-time, volunteering or perhaps continuing your lifelong learning? You’ll find information and links to relevant organisations here on the YourLifeChoices Work page, plus the latest news and updates on issues and opportunities for workers over 50 years of age.

Our Lifelong Learning section has information on short and long-term courses available around Australia ranging from Autobiography and Journaling to Practical Psychology for Relationships and Botany: the Study of Plants for Enjoyment.

The greatest gift in life is to give to someone else, and volunteering is a great way to start, so why not donate some of your time to make the world a better place?

And why not check out the Jobs for Older Workers page to see if you can find something to suit if some extra income would come in handy. Are you a senior? Want some hints on staying employed? And what about age-discrimination? Do you know your rights? Follow this six-step plan to combat workplace bullying now.

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How to grieve for your job if you've been made redundant

Whether it is voluntary or forced, losing your job can be crushing.

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JobMaker could pay bosses to cut wages and jobs, warns Treasury

Treasury's own examples prove JobMaker is a JobTaker for older workers.

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Older jobseekers falling through the cracks in 'silent crisis'

The silent crisis putting these older Australians on the scrapheap.

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Older Australians pessimistic about employment prospects

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

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Mandatory retirement problems

Mandatory retirement ages are - rightly - mostly a thing of the past in Australia.

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KSS post a comment 3 days ago

JobMaker could pay bosses to cut wages and jobs, warns Treasury

Actually jamesg101472, I did and won!

James G Cowie post a comment 2 weeks ago

Older Aussies falling through the cracks in 'silent crisis'

Take a couple where one has been the homemaker and there for the family, but

James G Cowie post a comment 1 month ago

Older Australians pessimistic about employment prospects

It's not about blame, but doing what is right. Supposedly there is a politician responsible

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