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Interpreting the Intergenerational Report 2015

The ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research(CEPAR) is presenting a public forum on the 2015 Intergenerational Report at the Shine Dome in Canberra. The aim of the forum is to improve public understanding and stimulate community discussion about the potential impact of population ageing on economic growth, workforce and public finances in Australia over the next 40 years.

Speakers include:

Land-use change and natural hazards in Java's highlands: the Dieng volcanic landscape, Central Java, Indonesia

Understanding why people choose or are forced to occupy hazardous locations is key to developing successful disaster risk reduction (DRR) initiatives. Despite a sustained global effort to reduce risk, worldwide disaster losses are increasing as populations and economic assets continue to grow in hazardous locations (O’Keefe et al., 1976; World Bank, 2013). Economic development and population growth in Java’s highland volcanic environments is rapidly changing the landscape and placing a greater number of people and assets at risk.

How many is too many? Future Forum tackles immigration

The thorny issue of immigration was in the spotlight in the recent Future Forum broadcast.

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