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CEPAR Director and UNSW economist John Piggott says young people need to start caring more about their superannuation entitlements and shares advice for young employees.

taxation of pension

Using the federal budget to remove uncertainty will allow people to plan a better retirement, says CEPAR Director UNSW Scientia Professor John Piggott.


MIND study

A study of dietary patterns in older adults in Australia shows those who followed a diet designed for brain health have a reduced risk of developing cognitive impairment.

health data

Having two or more non-communicable diseases (multimorbidity) costs the country more than the sum of those individual diseases would cost, according to a recent study published in PLOS Medicine by CEPAR Chief Investigator Professor Philip Clarke and colleagues.

Middle aged couple researching online

A new set of research briefs has been released by CEPAR, examining the current state and projected future of Australia’s retirement incomes system. The set of three new research briefs presents the latest data and highlights research in this area, featuring findings from over 40 of CEPAR’s leading researchers.

Monetary growth

The third brief in the new set of research briefs on retirement income in Australia is focused on private resources and highlights research on superannuation decumulation.

media release

Australians will benefit from new ways to meet the challenges of an ageing population thanks to research produced at a Centre of Excellence funded by the Morrison Government.

Peter McDonald

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has released its report on the State of World Population for 2018. The report, which documents the global fertility transition, was compiled by an international team of academics led by CEPAR Chief Investigator, Peter McDonald, Professor of Demography at the University of Melbourne.

Aged care support

The deepening complexities of aged care, including changing morbidities and funding for long term care insurance and investment, will be investigated at an international conference at UNSW Sydney this week.