AAG Conference

Radio National Big Ideas with Paul Barclay

AAG is proud and honoured of the positive relationship of RN Big Ideas and its host Paul Barclay, which is now in its 6th year. RN Big Ideas will again be broadcast at the 55th AAG Conference in Adelaide, 22-25 November 2022.

2021 - Digital 'with a twist'- Living a healthy fulfilling life in older age - Panellists: Prof Cassandra Szoeke – Director, Health Ageing Program, University of Melbourne; Principal investigator, of Women’s Healthy Ageing study, Iam Hamm – a Yorta Yorta man; member of Victoria’s Stolen Generations, Dr Barbara Barbosa Neves – Senior Lecturer in Sociology, Monash University, Alan Hopgood AM – playwright, author, actor, producer; screen writer

2020 - Digital - COVID, climate change, and older Australians - Panellists: Prof Margaret Walter (UTas/Indigenous Data Sovereignty), Jane Caro AM - Author, award winning advertising writer, social commentator and Walkley Award recipient, Fiona Armstrong - Executive Director and Founder of Climate and Health Alliance (CAHA) in Australia, Professor Vasi Naganathan - CERA University of Sydney

2019 - Sydney, NSW - Tackling ageism and challenging myths about ageing - Panellists: Baroness Sally Greengross OBE - UK (2019 AAG GAIF), Ashton Applewhite - USA (author and ageism activist), Peter de Waal – Gay activist, Prof Leon Flicker AO (AAG Life Member)

2018 - Melbourne, VIC - What are the ingredients for ageing well? - Panellists: Prof Sir Michael Marmot - UK (2019 AAG GAIF), social determinants lead, Sally Goldner - Transgender advocate, Robert Tickner AO – EveryAge Counts Chair, Prof Julie Byles (AAG Life Member)

2017 - Perth, WA - Disrupting Ageing - Panellists: Prof Sube Banerjee - UK (2018 AAG GAIF and University of Sussex, UK), Jenny Davis OAM, Penny Flett AO and Dr Helen Barrie (AAG Life Member)

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