Work

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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Menopause can make work a struggle. So why don't we talk about it?

Thirty years into a very successful corporate career, Janelle Delaney suddenly lost her confidence.

2

Can your partner apply for JobSeeker if you are on the pension?

Colin is applying for the Age Pension and wants to know if his wife is eligible for JobSeeker.

3

Big boost in profits for some companies receiving JobKeeper subsidy

Some companies even paid executives bonuses and shareholders dividends while workers wages waned.

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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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