Silver is the New Blonde

Jane Caro, Virginia Duigan, Stephanie Wood moderated by Paula Kruger

Sunday 25 August 2019
11.30AM – 12.30PM
Senate Chamber
Museum of Australian Democracy

Women over 55 are the fastest growing group among Australia’s homeless. Why are the spoils of feminism and financial independence so unequal? Paula Kruger, ABC Radio Canberra’s Afternoons Presenter talks to authors Jane Caro Accidental Feminists, Virginia Duigan Age of Discretion and Stephanie Wood Fake, about why life is so precarious for a growing number of women over 50. How does government and society address the yawning gap in wealth accumulation between men and women and the increasing risk of homelessness for women?