Systemic Ageism continues to prevent many older Victorians from obtaining and retaining meaningful employment. It is apparent in:
- employers’ attitudes towards older workers.
- lack of access to appropriate training and professional development.
- undervaluing of the skills, experience and earned wisdom of older people.[i]
₁ Council on the Ageing Australia (2019) ‘Ageism and Discrimination’, accessed 29 July 2019 < https://www.cota.org.au/policy/ageism-and-discrimination/>.