On October 1st, Australia marked its very first Ageism Awareness Day, to coincide with the International Day of Older Persons.
The findings of the How Age Friendly is the Territory? 2022 Survey by COTA NT can be read in this report, Is the Territory Age Friendly Survey Findings 2022.
At the same time new research by EveryAGECounts showed that nearly half of all Australians over-50 experienced ageism in the past year, but only one in five of them took any action in response, findings of the research include:
Ageism Awareness Day was launched in October 2022 (view launch here).
Page updated: October 2023