Getting old means never getting to retire
Demographic time-bombs and super ageing societies - what does it all mean for countries with falling birth rates?
Welcome to Sydney 2036, how is the 3 part city working?
What does life look like for a 36 year-old Sydney resident in 2036?
China’s baby bust will change the world
By the turn of the century 100 working-age Chinese will have to support as many as 120 elderly Chinese.
Africa is the 21st century’s promise and peril
Will the blooming of an overwhelmingly youthful society produce a dynamic catalyst for national exuberance and productivity?
And baby makes three… China lifts child limit
China’s latest census shows its birth rate has continued to fall and is bringing in new policies.
Making small cities bigger will help better distribute Australia’s 25 million people
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.
City planning suffers growth pains of Australia’s population boom
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.
With the population of Australia’s capital cities growing rapidly, we ask how public transport will keep pace and whether we can maintain our prized ‘liveability’.