Older People, Employment and Work

Resources to Support Older People in Employment

This section includes resources to support older people with regards to work history, whether they are currently undertaking paid work, volunteering or are retired. It also contains information on tackling age discrimination within the workplace, and resources on managing finances in retirement.

Key Organisations

Peak bodies, advocacy groups and other organisations

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Information and support for people living with a disability to find and maintain work, as well as for employers.

Information, videos, factsheets and resources about the disability employment sector.

Directory of workplace and employment information for people living with a disability, employers, and service providers.

Information and volunteer opportunities.

For Consumers

Resources to use, together with consumers, to support their needs

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Volunteering with the Council of the Ageing. This site is NT specific, but all state and territories have their own COTA volunteer opportunities.

Information from Australian Government’s Moneysmart about living well and make your money last longer in retirement.

For Health Professionals

Information, resources, and educational programs to assist health professionals 

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Reports and Policy

Research papers, reports, reviews and guidelines providing a deeper, evidence-based perspective

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Information, articles, guides, and projects targeting age discrimination, particularly in the workplace.

See also