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Developing age-friendly cities and communities in Australia

Kendig, Hal; Elias, Anne-Marie; Matwijiw, Peter; Anstey, Kaarin


Objective: The aim of the study is to present case studies and assess the impact of political, policy, consultative, and research processes used to implement Age Friendly Cities (AFC) initiatives in Australia. Method: A review and interpretation was conducted based on public documents, community consultations, survey analyses, and participant observation. Results: Governments in Australia have drawn on World Health Organization (WHO) concepts to establish AFC initiatives. In Melbourne, state...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Aging and Health
DOI: 10.1177/0898264314532687


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