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1. Executive Summary Volume 11 Issue 2

Pam Albany, Adrian Bauman, Jane Bell, Elizabeth Gill, Helen Moore, Louisa Jorm, Edwina Macoun, Beverley Raphael, Isabella Smith, Lee Taylor, Phillip Vita, Karen Webb

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Pam Albany

Adrian Bauman

Jane Bell

Elizabeth Gill

Helen Moore

Louisa Jorm

Edwina Macoun

Beverley Raphael

Isabella Smith

Lee Taylor

Phillip Vita

Karen Webb


Of older people who participated in the survey on their own behalf, over one third (39.1 per cent) lived alone, 54.9 per cent lived with a spouse or partner and 9.3 per cent lived with their children. Six per cent of older people indicated they were employed full time or part-time, and 82.1 per cent were receiving a pension or benefit.