Book Chapter

Older Adults in Australia

E Ozanne

Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging | Published : 2010

Abstract

This chapter provides an extensive overview of some of the policies that have evolved as Australia has oscillated between conservative and liberal governments. It discusses the demographics of population aging in Australia, policy responses to population aging in Australia, the place of aging in the social work curriculum, work with underserved at-risk populations, and an agenda for future action.

University of Melbourne Researchers

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