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The Hon Dr Kay Patterson AO finished her seven-year term as the Age Discrimination Commissioner on 28 July, 2023.
The Commission’s President, Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM is currently the Acting Age Discrimination Commissioner. A merit selection process is underway to determine the appointment of a new Age Discrimination Commissioner. The Attorney-General will announce the new appointment when this process is complete.
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...