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2019 Conference Program, Abstracts and Presentations

ABC Radio National - Big Ideas - Tackling ageism and challenging myths about ageing

On 5th February, the ABC Radio National's Big Ideas program that was recorded at the 2019 AAG Conference went to air. Paul Barclay RN host commented that the panel was a “terrifically stimulating discussion on ‘ageism’ (and other related matters) at the AAG conference, it was a great, broad-ranging, conversation” The Big Idea was ‘Tackling ageism and challenging myths about ageing’ and included Baroness Sally Greengross OBE (2019 AAG Gary Andrews International Fellow), Ashton Applewhite (author and activist), Professor Leon Flicker AO (AAG Life Member) and Peter de Waal.

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Click here for a list of 2019 Plenary session recordings

Transcript of the opening address

Click here for transcript of Opening Address by Robert Tickner AO, co-chair of EveryAGE Counts, a coalition-led campaign tackling ageism in Australia.

Conference Photographs - Michael Blyde Photography

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Click here to view the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Ageing Issues Communique

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