Australian society will be reshaped as its population ages, it needs to have some confronting conversations about ageing and how it pays the inevitable cost.
This century’s shifting population patterns are the fuel that will power significant economic change.
Two traditional societies must both confront the need to reformulate social norms as their populations change.
Demographic time-bombs and super ageing societies - what does it all mean for countries with falling birth rates?
What does life look like for a 36 year-old Sydney resident in 2036?
By the turn of the century 100 working-age Chinese will have to support as many as 120 elderly Chinese.
Will the blooming of an overwhelmingly youthful society produce a dynamic catalyst for national exuberance and productivity?
China’s latest census shows its birth rate has continued to fall and is bringing in new policies.
In the 70s, Whitlam tried to build new, big cities. But this was too costly. Now the most viable solution for Australia's population woes is to make existing cities bigger.
Financial benefits are behind the development industry’s push for a continuous rapid population growth. But our poorly planned cities are ill-prepared and already struggling.