Making an Australia for all ages - What’s the plan?

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17 June, 2014

It is expected that by 2056 one in four people living in Australia will be over the age of 65 and 1.8 million of them will be over 85.

What this means has been the subject of much public debate and this year’s Federal Budget includes a number of measures that ask significant sacrifices of older Australians to manage this future. COTA Australia sees the need for a more integrated approach.

This forum will bring together the key thinkers, in this space, to focus on how ready Australia is to harness the potential and meet the challenge of our rapidly ageing society.

COTA Australia’s National Policy Forum 2014 
Tuesday 22 July 2014 
National Press Club, Canberra 
9am to 5pm

Keynote speaker 
Travers McLeod, CEO, Centre for Policy Development

Other key speakers include: 
Dr Kathleen Brasher 
Kate Carnell AO, CEO, Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry 
John Daley, CEO Grattan Institute 
Richard Denniss, Executive Director, The Australia Institute 
Prof Graeme Hugo, University of Adelaide 
Emily Millane, Principal Research Fellow, Per Capita 
Mike Woods, Deputy Chair, Productivity Commission 
Ian Yates AM, CE COTA Australia

For more information visit the COTA Australia website