Mature age jobseekers

Close to a quarter of a million mature age Australians were on Newstart in June 2015, half of whom have been registered with Centrelink for two years or more. As this infographic details, mature age jobseekers have distinct skills sets and experiences compared with other jobseekers within the employment services system that aren’t adequately considered within current models of service delivery. Download infographic on mature age jobseekers


Ageism in employment is widely reported by mature-age Australians, leading many mature-age workers to become discouraged and to leave the labour force prematurely. As illustrated in this infographic, ageism is experienced in different ways and to different degrees by older men, older women and those in different occupations. Download the ageism infographic.