Media coverage

NARI's researchers and Ambassadors are frequently cited in the media or are asked to prepare comment pieces.

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Older adults are the fastest-growing demographic on online dating websites, with those aged 50-plus making up 22% of members on Australia’s leading internet dating site. In this episode of The Conversation TV, NARI researcher Sue Malta explains why older adults are increasingly going online to find love, sex and intimacy.


It's no news that Australia is undergoing structural ageing – as is the rest of the developed world. Today 14% of Australia’s population is 65 and over. By 2061 this proportion is expected to rise to 22%.


"Working longer is not the problem….Alongside the pervasive discrimination against older people in the workforce there is a lack of recognition of the significant work that the over 65s already do…".


Tt was a chance meeting with a pioneer of geriatric medicine that set Derek Prinsley on his path to revolutionising the care of older people around the world.


Testing the potential for the NBN to provide older Australians with in-home health and fitness options shows that there’s a gamer in all of us.