Future proofing our environments for an ageing population

There is growing recognition across all spheres of government that the ageing of Australia’s population will necessitate many policy and planning shifts. Creating age friendly environments is about future proofing our infrastructure and it has to be done now to support the anticipated demographic changes as we approach 2030 when twenty-five percent of the population will be aged 65 and over… more

Dr Catherine Bridge, University of NSW and co-author Ms Anne-Marie Elias, Council on the Ageing NSW presented at the International Urban Design Conference in Canberra in 2010.

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