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


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Author: Andrews, Kevin

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Australia. Department of Health and Ageing (DHA)


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....  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Governance; Policy; Industry

Keywords: Retirement; Government role; Government policy

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

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

Physical description: xii, 71 p.

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ISBN: 0642503346

Statement of responsibility: Kevin Andrews

Resource type: Policy document

Document number: TD/TNC 91.203

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