Purpose and Strategic Priorities 


Since 1964, the Australian Association of Gerontology has been Australia's peak national body linking gerontological researchers, health and aged care practitioners, educators, policymakers and other experts engaged in issues related to ageing and older people.


AAG is a not-for-profit membership-led organisation, structured as a company limited by guarantee. It is Trustee for the Australian Association of Gerontology Research Trust, as well as being the executive office for the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics - Asia Oceania Region and the International Longevity Centre – Australia. AAG’s flagship publication, of which it is part owner, is the Australasian Journal on Ageing. AAG’s Strategic Priorities 2020-2023 and four goals provide the consistent framework for our future direction. Due to the dynamic and changing environment, specific strategies and targets for achieving these goals will be developed on an annual basis.