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climate change CEPAR

CEPAR researchers George Kudrna and Rafal Chomik explain how climate change impacts superannuation funds' investment policies and affects economic growth more broadly.



CEPAR researchers prepared a submission for the Retirement Income Review. Various CEPAR staff and affiliates contributed to this submission. 

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.

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.


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.

climate change CEPAR

Within the lifetime of Australia’s millennials, the occurrence of heatwaves will triple and they will be longer leading to increased deaths among the nation’s elderly, an Actuaries Institute Dialogue paper, co-authored by CEPAR Senior Research Fellow Rafal Chomik and CEPAR Associate Investigator Ramona Meyricke, on the widespread impacts of climate change has found.


New guidelines, co-authored by CEPAR Deputy Director Kaarin Anstey and CEPAR Associate Investigator Ruth Peters, have been issued for Australian GPs that could help reduce dementia rates in Australia. 

risk factors dementia

Noted experts report on the latest research into potential risk factors for dementia and how to reduce these risks in this special supplement to the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease from the International Research Network on Dementia Prevention (IRNDP).