Healthy Ageing Initiative

The HaBs Faculty Healthy Ageing Initiative is a growing community of practice around healthy ageing, incorporating research, research training, curriculum development, student activities, and community engagement and partnerships.



Safe Animal Friendly Environments (SAFE)

Safe Animal Friendly Environments (SAFE) – a tool for supporting people and their pets to stay together as long as possible

19 April 2023 12:00pm1:00pm
This webinar will be presented by Dr Janette Young, Lecturer in Health Sciences (Health Promotion & Health Services), University of South Australia.
Developments in healthy ageing research and innovation

Developments in healthy ageing research and innovation

15 February 2023 12:00pm1:00pm
This month's webinar will be presented by Professor Mike Martin from the University of Zurich. Join the discussion on innovations in measuring and supporting healthy ageing in real life and just-in-time contexts, leading to new understandings that can guide public health policy.
Elderly Asian couple

Mental health and dementia among older Australians who are from diverse cultural, ethnic and linguistic backgrounds

14 December 2022 12:00pm1:00pm
This month's webinar will be presented by Dr Xiaoping Lin, Research Fellow, Clinical Registries, Monash University.

Could healthy hearing be the key to healthy ageing?

16 November 2022 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by Dr Bec Bennett, Clinical and Research Audiologist, Ear Science Institute Australia and Adjunct Senior Clinical Research Fellow, Curtin University.

How can you support healthy ageing in rural Queensland

Designing fit-for-community aged care facilities

Funding to expand our research on providing culturally sensitive and community-inspired facilities adapted to each community.

Aged care placement support bursary

Student support bursaries help cover costs for accommodation, traveling expenses, and living expenses for a student to undertake rural placement.

Improve student experience while on rural placement

Support research to tailor rural and regional placements to increase the likelihood of students settling in the communities after their studies.

Support us

By supporting the Healthy Ageing Initiative you will help to advance the field of aged care, and healthy ageing in regional and rural Queensland. Every gift makes a difference. 

Amelie Casgrain
Advancement Manager

T: +61 7 3346 3039
M: 0499 362 782