Mansfield Courier

WHAT OLDER AUSTRALIAN­S REALLY THINK ABOUT YOUNGER AUSTRALIAN­S

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The survey

The new report by National Seniors Australia titled ‘Worry about the younger generation - Older Australian­s’ intergener­ational solidarity’ follows a survey of almost 3000 seniors who were asked to nominate which issues they are concerned about affecting the younger generation.

Among the top issues raised were: Unemployme­nt and job security 31%; Housing affordabil­ity 27%; Education 20%;

Mental health 10%;

Climate change 9%.

Other issues raised included physical health and wellbeing, drugs and alcohol, violence and crime, social media, and poor parenting.

 ??  ?? CONCERNS: The top issues for younger people, as raised by seniors.
CONCERNS: The top issues for younger people, as raised by seniors.

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