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Win a Mother’s Day phone call from John Mangos

Win a Mother’s Day phone call from John Mangos

Looking to treat your mother or do something special with your wife and kids this Mother’s day? We’ve done some research and thinking for you, and we’d love to hear your ideas. The best one will receive a Mother’s Day phone call for their mum or Grandmother on Sunday from our chairman John Mangos. 1. Spend time with your family […]

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Why I want to be working at 70

Why I want to be working at 70

Hello fellow members, Well, we’ve had to endure endless hype and speculation over the past few weeks about what the Federal Budget will contain, and the truth is we won’t really know until Tuesday. Meantime, I wanted to draw your attention to our latest Budget Survey of more than 6300 of you. It shows most of us don’t want to […]

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Are older workers getting a fair go, finally?

Are older workers getting a fair go, finally?

Discrimination against older workers is decreasing, according to new research by the Financial Services Council. Just 18% of employees aged 50-75 said they were ­discriminated against on the basis of their age, compared to 28% surveyed two years ago. Age Discrimination Commissioner Susan Ryan and others have argued that discrimination keeps many older people out of the workforce who would […]

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Meet one of Australia’s most inspiring FiftyUps

Meet one of Australia’s most inspiring FiftyUps

This week, we came across one of Australia’s most inspiring FiftyUps and we thought you’d like to hear about her. Elisabeth Kirkby was a star of the risque 1970s soapie Number 96, before becoming a politician and a radio presenter and receiving an Order of Australia Medal. Now, aged 93, she has become Australia’s oldest PhD graduate, as the ABC’s 730 […]

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