Media releases

NARI issues media releases about our work and provides comment and information on issues about positive ageing, our research and issues affecting older Australians.

NARI researchers also contribute articles to journals, magazines, radio or other media on request.        

Media inquiries: Penny Underwood on (03) 9818 8540 or

Stand up and Go - volunteers wanted for Type 2 Diabetes research


Researchers from the National Ageing Research Institute (NARI) and the University of Melbourne are recruiting volunteers to take part in a pilot study focusing on physical activity and sitting time in middle-aged and older people with Type 2 Diabetes.

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Older people are the solution not the problem


Older people are the solution not the problem says the National Ageing Research Institute (NARI) in its response to the release of the fourth Intergenerational Report.

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NARI part of successful bid for International Longevity Centre - Australia


"It is a tremendous result for the region, providing a robust avenue for global collaboration to support longevity and ageing research," said Dr Dow.

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Melbourne researchers collaborate on ageing issues


A consortium of research institutes, hospitals and health centres has come together to create the Melbourne Ageing Research Collaboration (MARC) to focus on issues affecting older people.

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Old age not a burden but a triumph of health


Australians have to shift their thinking about old age as a burden and a disease to a triumph of health, according to Dr Patricia Edgar, the Ambassador for the National Ageing Research Institute (NARI).

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