Tag Archives: Positive Ageing

Axed Advisory Panel partners with Per Capita on Ageing Blueprint

Per Capita, an independent, progressive think tank, is astounded at the decision of the new Federal Government to axe its Advisory Panel on Positive Ageing so close to the completion of the Panel’s Blueprint for Ageing. Per Capita considers it an … Continue reading

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Why Joe Hockey should not have sacked me.

As we face an ageing tsunami, Treasurer Joe Hockey has sacked the Advisory Panel on Positive Ageing (and me as its chairman), declaring it to be irrelevant without stating why this is so. Shortly before that, Prime Minister Tony Abbott … Continue reading

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Should Seniors embrace life-long learning?

From the moment they left school or university, too many people eliminated from their lives the thought of further education, and have not expanded their minds very much ever since. Now, doctors tell us that mind exercise is fundamental to … Continue reading

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