National strategy for an ageing Australia: an older Australia, challenges and opportunities for all

The National Strategy for an Ageing Australia has been developed to provide a coordinated national response to issues surrounding population ageing. Its goal is to deliver the best outcomes for all Australians regardless of age. It is a framework for the national response to the challenges and opportunities that an older Australia will present. Four themes were described in the terms of reference for the strategy: (1) Independence and self provision (includes employment for mature age workers); (2) Attitude, lifestyles and community support; (3) Healthy ageing; and (4) World class care. This d ... Show more

Authors: Andrews, Kevin

Corporate authors: Australia. Department of Health and Ageing (DHA)

Published: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Department of Health and Ageing, 2001

Resource type: Government information

Physical description: xii, 71 p.

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