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Mature Workers: 5. Reports and publications

Mature Workers:

5. Reports and publications


Keep up to date with new research and reports on mature age employment, as well as information from the Commission to help your workplace stay free from discrimination and harassment.

Research and reports


Older Australia at a glance (4th edition)
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Department of Health and Ageing, Australian Government


Age can work: The case for older Australians staying in the workforce
Report for the ACTU and Business Council of Australia

Lifelong learning and older workers
National Centre for Vocational Education Research

Older workers' perspectives on training and retention of older workers
National Centre for Vocational Education Research

Management tools for retaining older workers
Australian National Training Authority

Mature Age Workers, Year Book Australia 2005
Australian Bureau of Statistics

The Evolving Workplace: The Seven Key Drivers of Mature-aged Workers
Hudson Recruitment and Human Resources; Hudson 20:20 Series

The Ageing Population: Implications for the Australian Workforce
Hudson Recruitment and Human Resources; Hudson 20:20 Series

Recognition of Prior Learning and Mature Age Jobseekers
Report for Adult Learning Australia


The Commission's speeches and publications



Mitigating Age Discrimination: It makes economic sense
Speech by Pru Goward; Launch of Age Discrimination: Mitigating Risk in the Workplace, 6 September 2005


The Age Discrimination Act: Liability & Beyond
Speech by Pru Goward; Managing the Ageing Workforce Conference, 7 April 2005

Sea Change and the Workplace: How age is changing Australia
Speech by Pru Goward; Ron Haggar Memorial Address 2004; Melbourne, 22 July 2004

All about age discrimination – brochure

Roadmap to the Age Discrimination Act – report

Work out your rights

Complaints under the Age Discrimination Act – information sheet

Conciliation – how it works – information sheet

Pathways to Resolution – DVD guide to the Commission's’s conciliation process

Resources from state and territory equal opportunity bodies

NSW Anti-Discrimination Board; Information for employers and managers

Northern Territory Anti Discrimination Commission; Training

Queensland Anti-Discrimination Commission; Training and education

South Australia Equal Opportunity Commission; EO for business

Tasmania Anti Discrimination Commission; Employer responsibilities

Victoria Equal Opportunity Commission; Information for employers

Western Australia Equal Opportunity Commission; Training and education