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fact sheet

The CEPAR fact sheet on COVID-19 and the demographic distribution of health and economic risks provides a current snapshot of the risks of workplace infection exposure, morbidity and mortality, and job losses across the Australian population, particularly for older people aged 55 years and over.

Population ageing data

Researchers from ANU and UNSW Sydney have shown how the Federal Government's JobKeeper scheme could be phased down as the economy re-opens and recovery takes shape.

Monetary growth

Taking money out of your super can come at a high cost which is not apparent until much further down the track, says Rafal Chomik, CEPAR Senior Research Fellow at UNSW Sydney.

health data

CEPAR Chief Investigator Warwick McKibbin and CEPAR candidate PhD candidate Roshen Fernando released a paper exlporing how COVID-19 could impact macroeconomic outcomes and financial markets.

John Piggott

​Governor-General and Chancellor of the Order of Australia, The Hon. David Hurley has named Scientia Professor John Piggott an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in the 2020 Australia Day Honours List.

 
AO

CEPAR Chief Investigators Professor Robert Cumming and Scientia Professor John Piggott have been recognised in this year's Australia Day honours. Both have been appointed as Officers of the Order of Australia (AO). 

mature workers

A new CEPAR report has found that many mature workers across Australia feel excluded in today’s workforce and have limited development opportunities and flexible working arrangements, compared to the younger population.

media release

A new research brief released today by the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR), investigating the links between homeownership and population ageing, has found that delays in home purchase are broadly consistent with other social and demographic trends. 

CEPAR industry report

A new CEPAR industry report by UNSW, University of Sydney, UTS and Colonial First State researchers has found that for many Australians, taking out a home loan is a trigger for increased engagement with their superannuation.