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Professor Carol Jagger
13 December 2013

We are getting older by the second, but we are also living for longer. Recent estimates have
found that life expectancy is increasing by 1 year every 4 years. 

However, life expectancy numbers are not the full story of our ever increasing age. "The real
story is in discerning disability-free or healthy life expectancy (HLE)," Professor Jagger, the
UK's foremost researcher in this area, said. This week's visit is designed to help Australian
researchers achieve that.

18 November 2013

You need a license to drive a car and you should have one to drive your superannuation investments says
visiting international superannuation expert, former World Bank economist and ARC Centre of
Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR) Honourary Professor, Robert Holzmann.

17 September 2013

Whether you make a fortune and retire young or work into old age, the time of death's knock will be unaffected, a groundbreaking study by the Australian School of Business reveals.

23 August 2013

New research published this month finds preparation, not money, is the key to a happy retirement.

Co-authored by Dr Kate O'Loughlin and Professor Hal Kendig from the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR) and led by Dr Jack Noone (Ageing, Work and Health Research Unit, University of Sydney), the paper examines a cohort of baby boomers who have retired early.

10 July 2013

Research presented at the Annual Colloquium of Superannuation Researchers (CPS) on self-managed superannuation funds (SMSF) challenges some pre-conceptions.

1 July 2013

1st CEPAR International Conference 

Analysing Population Ageing: Multidisciplinary perspectives and innovation

The ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research's (CEPAR) inaugural international conference.

When: 2-4 July 2013.

Where: University of New South Wales, Sydney.

18 June 2013

Dr Tim Adair, Director of National Seniors Australia Productive Ageing Centre, has joined the Advisory Board of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR).

23 May 2013

CEPAR Chief Investigator Professor Peter McDonald reports Australians are working later in life, and the trend is predicted to continue into the future, according to new data.

17 May 2013

Ageing and Care Commentary on the 2013-2014 Budget.

By Hal Kendig, Professor of Ageing and Public Policy, ANU Centre for Research in Ageing, Health, and Wellbeing. Chief Investigator ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research.

Overall, major initiatives in ageing, as with other policy areas, appear to be largely on hold until after the Election.  The 2013-2014 budget follows recent years of significant pension increases mainly for single pensioners; ongoing increases of health expenditure for all age groups; and notable initiatives to address age discrimination and enable people to work longer.

10 May 2013

CEPAR sends a delegation, led by Centre Director John Piggott, to build links with early career researchers in China.

22 April 2013

CEPAR releases its 2012 Annual Report

4 February 2013

New analysis of ABS figures shows that by 2050 the average age of Australians will be 42, up from 22 at Federation.