Media coverage

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

To talk to a researcher or seek a comment piece, contact:

Penny Underwood on (03) 9818 8540 or


Royal Freemasons will implement an enhanced care program to support better outcomes for residents with dementia and their families in urban and regional facilities. The project will be evaluated by the National Ageing Research Institute and aims to provide a platform for implementing CDC in residential facilities.


Dr Sue Malta, NARI researcher, and Carrie Hayter - Co-Convenor AAG LGBTI Ageing Special Interest Group discuss the special needs of older lesbians.


Aged care is one of our biggest growing industries, but is it adapting to the needs of older Australians who come from different cultural backgrounds? Listen to NARI Director Dr Bianca Brijnath talk on the issue.


Avatars are controlled by a group of people aged 70 plus in separate rooms, wearing virtual reality (VR) headsets. All these people are aged 70 and over. They are members of the “Technology Explorers” who are collaborating with NARI and University of Melbourne researchers to design new virtual worlds that will benefit older people by promoting social participation.


Australian women are willing to tell others about their bladder leakage but the majority simply laugh off the health issue, a new survey has found.