Melbourne launch: Index of wellbeing for older AustraliansDate 14:00 PM 01 March 2016 - 17:00 PM 01 March 2016
Location 67 Brunswick St, Fitzroy
You are invited to join us for the Melbourne launch of innovative research prepared for The Benevolent Society by the National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling (NATSEM) on older Australians’ wellbeing. You will hear from Prof Rob Tanton (NATSEM), Chief Investigator for the research, from Gerard Mansour (Commissioner for Senior Victorians), about his investigation of isolation and loneliness among older Victorians and from Prof Jeni Warburton (La Trobe University) about wellbeing among older Australians in rural communities.
Chair: Dr Helen Kimberley
Welcome – Prof Shelley Mallett, BSL Research & Policy Centre
Purpose of the research – Kirsty Nowlan, The Benevolent Society
Index of wellbeing for older Australians – Prof Rob Tanton, NATSEM
Melbourne launch of Index of Wellbeing for older Australians – Gerard Mansour, Commissioner for Senior Victorians
Isolation and loneliness among older Victorians – Gerard Mansour, Commissioner for Senior Victorians
Wellbeing among older Australians in rural areas – Prof Jeni Warburton, La Trobe University
For more information, please view the following presentations from the event.
Professor Jeni Warburton, Wellbeing among older Australiansin rural areas (PDF, 1.25 MB)
Robert Tanton, Index of Wellbeing for Older Australian (PDF, 1.58 MB)
Barbara Mountjouris, presentation on behalf of Gerard Mansour, Addressing isolation and loneliness of older people (PDF, 2.17 MB)