Increasing mature age labour force participation is a key strategy open to policy makers to address the economic implications of Australia’s ageing population. Encouragingly, Australia’s level of mature age employment compared to other OECD countries has improved considerably in the past decade. However there remains room for continued improvement, to enable the economy to fully benefit from the skills and experience offered by mature age workers. Improving mature age labour force participation is one of the key challenges identified for our economy in Australia to 2050: Future Challenges, the 2010 Intergenerational Report.
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