This week in Side View: meet the earthquake controllers, it's raining plesiosaurs, how to write legislation, and ageing takes firm hold in Japan.
Good morning, early birds. Josh Frydenberg wants to ensure senior Australians are upskilled and employed in an effort to boost the economy, and in Hong Kong, police say protesters have no option but to surrender. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
The more educated you are, the more likely you are to work past 65. Plus a new email service to handle sender's remorse, and an artist's year-long experiment.
Australia's pension and superannuation tax concessions are costing the government billions, with costs continuing to rise. The Australia Institute researchers David Ingles and Richard Denniss argue there is another way to best serve the elderly.
A national advisory panel on positive ageing has reformed outside of government to continue the policy work of preparing for ageing population, write Everald Compton and Emily Millane.
Everald Compton says parents abuse the love that grandparents have for their grandchildren in order to score free childcare. It isn't right, it isn't fair, and something has to give.
Crikey readers talk tree-changing seniors, what to do in Western Australia and spy
Australia's farmers could find help in an unexpected quarter, writes National Seniors Australia founding director Everald Compton. There's a grey army ready and waiting to serve.