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With the federal election in Australia only days away, debate is raging over the major parties’ housing affordability schemes and their potential impact on super savings.

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'Australia’s aged care system is rarely out of the spotlight. It is where the pressures of population ageing are most apparent,' writes CEPAR Senior Research Fellow Rafal Chomik in this editorial.

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A new study published in the Journal of Risk and Insurance by CEPAR researchers Dr Shang Wu, Professor Hazel Bateman, Dr Ralph Stevens and Professor Susan Thorp investigates pre-retirees’ demand for flexible insurance that can finance informal long-term care.

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Dr Kevin Liu, Undergraduate Program Coordinator of the School of Risk and Actuarial Studies at UNSW Business School, recently spoke about how young people can help to co-create innovative solutions at the 29th Colloquium on Pensions and Retirement Research, co-hosted by CEPAR and the School of Risk & Actuarial Studies.

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A balance between public and private funding can help solve one of the biggest challenges associated with an ageing population, writes CEPAR Chief Investigator Professor Michael Sherris in this BusinessThink article.

John Piggott CEPAR Director UNSW economist

Diversity is at the heart of the society we live in. Diversity in ageing is just one manifestation of our heterogeneous community, but of course one in which CEPAR has a keen research interest.

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CEPAR Research Fellow Dr Natasha Ginnivan recently provided a submission on the ageing prisoner population to the United Nations (UN) Independent Expert on the Rights of Older Persons, for the forthcoming report to the Human Rights Council in 2022 on older persons deprived of their liberty.

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CEPAR researchers were recently awarded two new research grants to inform workplace policy and practice.

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In this Austaxpolicy article CEPAR researchers Dr Jane Fry and Associate Professor Jeromey Temple of the University of Melbourne, with Professor Lisa Farrell of RMIT University, analyse the incidence and drivers of energy poverty among the older population.