Take the deep foundation of knowledge of older workers, combined with fresh ideas and enthusiasm of younger workers, and you have a potent combination, presenting an abundance of rewards for employers. Dr Natasha Ginnivan from the University of NSW’s Ageing Futures Institute talks about that research revelation as well as the media diet that has entrenched negative perceptions of older people.
Three listeners representing generations from Z to Boomers offer their thoughts on the media’s protrayal of ageing.
In Nostalgia Town we talk with trailblazing journalist, Kerry O’Brien about his memoir, reflections on life, racism, ‘fake news,’ education and more.
Money Extra this week takes a look at the benefits available to downsizers who are able to stash more cash into Super. Marc Bineham of the Money Sandwich explains all.
Steppin’ Out finds us on a virtual visit the gorgeous Hunter region of NSW to talk with Cheryl Small, a volunteer presenter at radio station 2CHR, Newcastle.
Useful links –
University of NSW Ageing Futures Institute
Australian Human Rights Commission – Age Discrimination
ATO: downsizing contributions into superannuation
ATO: downsizer eligibility age reduced
Choice: downsizer super contributions, what you need to know
National Seniors: super changes in 2022
Kerry O’Brien A Memoir