Fresh from analysing newly released 2016 Census data, population experts, practitioners, policy makers, researchers and students will gather in Darwin on 18-20 July 2018 for the Australian Population Association’s 19th biennial conference. Along with stimulating content and great networking opportunities, delegates will enjoy Darwin’s perfect dry season weather, its warm and laid-back atmosphere and some ‘only locals know’ highlights.
In the first decade of the 21st century there has been rapid change in patterns of family formation. This seminar showcases new partnering and fertility patterns that have emerged over the past ten years. Authors of a new book, Family Formation in 21st Century Australia, present research on the diverse families seen in Australia today and will take part in a panel discussion.
Dr Genevieve Heard, Editor, Family Formation in 21st Century Australia
"Introduction and overview"
The population of NSW is ageing. Over the next 20 years, the number of people aged 65 or older in NSW is projected to grow by 78%. This has many social and economic implications. This seminar discussed these challenges by analysing the latest available data and drawing out implications for disability and aged carers, health and housing sectors.
Australia’s population in a global world
The Australian Population Association is pleased to invite you to attend their 2014 Conference to be held at the Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart from 3 – 5 December 2014. The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Australia’s population in a global world’.