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Closing the Gap in a Divided Family - June Oscar feature in the Aus

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar says forging a relationship with her white relatives has given their extended families a different perspective on the voice - feature article by Victoria Laurie in the Australian.

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Age Discrimination

Reaching across generations brings benefits for everyone 

By Commission President and Acting Age Discrimination Commissioner, Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM Every year on the International Day of Older Persons (IDOP), the world comes together to celebrate  and reflect on the contributions of older people in our communities. This year’s IDOP...

Category, Opinion
Age Discrimination

New research prompts call for aged care to embrace training on ageism

Australia’s Age Discrimination Commissioner has called on organisations providing services to older people to deliver ageism awareness training to their staff, with new research showing it can be highly effective in shifting attitudes. The Australian Human Rights Commission surveyed aged care and...

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Age Discrimination

Ageism keeping older people out of the workforce

Ageism is blocking older people from the workforce, findings from a survey of HR professionals about attitudes to older workers show. A partnership between the Australian HR Institute and the Australian Human Rights Commission, the 2023 Employing and Retaining Older Workers Survey found one in six...

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Age Discrimination

State AG inaction enables power-of-attorney parasites: Commissioner

Australia’s Age Discrimination Commissioner says thousands of older Australians are being robbed and cheated out of millions of dollars every year because of a dysfunctional enduring power-of-attorney (EPOA) framework. The Commissioner is calling on state and territory Attorneys-General to commit to...

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