Ageism to be tackled in bid to change negative perceptions

By Rachel Browne, William McInnes
Updated September 29 2017 - 4:08pm, first published 4:06pm
Alan Williams, 62, is attempting to return to the workforce after nine years of unemployment but says his age appears to be a hindrance. Photo: Chris Pavlich
Alan Williams, 62, is attempting to return to the workforce after nine years of unemployment but says his age appears to be a hindrance. Photo: Chris Pavlich

A leading social welfare group will form a coalition to tackle ageism in what is being described as Australia's biggest campaign to reframe attitudes towards growing older.

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