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National Strategy for an Ageing Australia

ACROD Newsletter

Author: Kahler, J.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1998


It was announced late last year that the government intends to develop a National Strategy for an Ageing Australia, and invites input to the Strategy. This article presents recommendations from ACROD, the National Industry Association for Disability Services, identifying and discussing the following areas as being priorities in the context of policy development for an ageing Australia: demographics and aged people with disabilities; barriers to access to services; exclusion from rehabilitation programs; people in nursing homes; adaptable housing.

Further Details

Pages: 14-16
Issue: Jan /Feb
Accession Number: December, 2010
Notes: National Disability Services, (formally National Industry Association for Disability Services) 33 Thesiger Court DEAKIN ACT 2600 Ph: 02 6283 3200 Fax: 02 6281 3488 Email: Web:
Keywords: Australia, older, mobility, policy compliance, housing improvement
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