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15 July 2015
The NRMA ACT road safety trust has awarded almost $700,000 in its final release of funding for road safety projects in the territory. Trust chairman Professor Don Aitkin said...
18 June 2015
‘Breaking the ice’ is a web-based treatment program designed to help people who use stimulant drugs like methamphetamine, or ‘ice’.  Published in...
2 June 2015
Somewhere in the world today, it's highly probable a child has been born who will live to be 150.  Fanciful or factual? Chief Investigator Hal Kendig joins the discussion...
19 May 2015
Professor Hal Kenig interviewed in the following audio presentation brought to you by the Australian Institute of Family Studies as part of its monthly seminar series in which e...
18 May 2015
The question of whether the government should end its control of places and move to an entitlement-based aged care system as proposed by the Productivity Commission will feature...
18 May 2015
Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) are studying how ageing affects driving with the aim of promoting road safety, and they are looking for more older drivers...
15 May 2015
Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) are studying how ageing affects driving with the aim of promoting road safety, and they are looking for more older drivers...
14 May 2015
The Aged Care Approvals Round for home care packages will be abolished with funding to be allocated directly to consumers rather than providers from February 2017, the Federal...
13 May 2015
Changes to the pension foreshadowed by Social Services Minister Scott Morrison have been enacted as a flagship policy of the 2015-2016 federal budget. Mr Morrison ...
20 April 2015
Dementia is one of the most terrible afflictions that a person can suffer. The number of cases in Australia is increasing and by 2050 , 950,000 people will suffer. Is...
8 April 2015
CEPAR is proud to present a Public Forum on the 2015 Intergenerational Report on Wednesday 8th April, from 9.00am-12.30pm at the Shine Dome in Canberra. The aim of the forum...
23 March 2015
The Intergenerational Report reinforces the negative stereotype of older Australians as economic burdens, says Hal Kendig, professor of ageing and public policy at the Australian...
18 March 2015
Australia must encourage older Australians and women to enter and stay in the workforce in order to increase productivity and protect future prosperity, according to the ...
A/Prof Rebecca McKetin talking to the mayor of Mt. Gambia
18 March 2015
A/Prof. Rebecca McKetin talks to ABC News about the possibility of trialling N-acetyl-cysteine (NAC) as a treatment for ice addiction. Read more: http://www.abc.net.au/news/...
26 February 2015
Professor Hal Kendig’s responds to Joe Hockey’s claim that older people will live to 150 years old as reported by Michelle Hamer. Read the article: http://readnow....
6 February 2015
2014 ASSA Symposium was convened by Professor Hal Kendig FASSA, Professor John Piggott FASSA, Professor Peter McDonald AM FASSA, Professor Kaarin Anstey FASSA and Professor...
20 January 2015
  20 January 2015 Professor Hal Kendig talks to Neil Mitchell on 3AW Mornings on Tuesday 20 January 2015, about Joe Hockey's claim that some people alive...
6 January 2015
Chief Investigator Hal Kendig talks to Primetime National Radio in South Korea on the rapid rise of an ageing population. Listen to the interview: South Korea and the rapid rise...
3 December 2014
Dementia News. This week we welcome to Australia Dr Dennis Gillings, the World Dementia Envoy (pictured below), as he discusses the international effort to find a cure or disease...
24 October 2014
In the 53 years John Robinson has been driving he's been a member of six car clubs and even gained his heavy vehicle driver's licence. But the 70-year-old knows that...

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