Category Archives: Older People in the Workforce

he Older People Speak Out Media Awards for 2016 – 2017 are now open for nominations. The 2016 – 2017 national OPSO Media Awards are for nomination of items featuring positive coverage of Seniors and their issues, published or broadcast between the 3rd October 2016 and 26 September 2017. Entries close 29 September 2017 – late […]

This year’s OPSO Media Awards aim to draw attention to one of the major issues facing Australia: the need to keep our older workers in the workforce. As the population ages we face the need for great changes in community and business attitude if we are to meet the challenge. The Federal Government’s Consultative Forum […]

One of the most recent initiatives from the Commonwealth Government and its Consultative Forum on Mature Age Participation {on which OPSO is a member} is the recent Investing in Experience event which brought together a cross section of employers. The event focused on harnessing the skills and experience of older workers to help meet increasing […]