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Fire Safety and the Ageing Population
Buildings
Thursday October 12 2017

Fire Safety and the Ageing Population

Life expectancy at birth is one of the most widely used and internationally recognised indicators of population health.

Aging Population Sees Future Challenges For Fire Protection
Buildings
Thursday June 1 2017

Aging Population Sees Future Challenges For Fire Protection

The recent Fire Australia Conference, the Australian fire protection industry’s annual opportunity to gather and discuss the important issues of the day, brought together national and...

WA Seeks Advice on Improving Seniors Housing
Residential
Wednesday November 23 2016

WA Seeks Advice on Improving Seniors Housing

The Western Australian government is seeking public feedback on grants to help seniors downsize, better construction to improve universal design, low interest loans to steer rent...

Growing Old (Dis)gracefully
Residential
Thursday September 29 2016

Growing Old (Dis)gracefully

If you were aged 23 when The Sex Pistols first burst onto the music scene in 1975, you’ll be 65 years old next year. Think of...

Intergenerational Report Looks 40 Years Ahead
Zoning
Wednesday June 8 2016

Intergenerational Report Looks 40 Years Ahead

The NSW Government has issued an intergenerational report that projects growth, demographics and social trends 40 years ahead to 2056.

The Rise of Mobility Scooter Use
Commercial
Tuesday May 31 2016

The Rise of Mobility Scooter Use

Mobility scooters can provide their users with independence and emotional well-being, with the choice to travel beyond their walking ability, but we need to plan for...

Will People Living Longer Hobble Australia?
Residential
Tuesday March 15 2016

Will People Living Longer Hobble Australia?

There’s a big crunch coming with the ageing of our population, and it’s not simply because there will be more seniors around, as we’re frequently reminded.

Dementia Villages Bring Familiarity and Security to Patients
Public
Thursday September 3 2015

Dementia Villages Bring Familiarity and Security to Patients

Village-inspired facilities that mimic every day life are proving very successful for patients with dementia.

Master Planning the Great Suburban Re-design
Urban Planning
Monday February 2 2015

Master Planning the Great Suburban Re-design

The ageing of Australia is becoming a more frequently discussed topic, and so it should.