Position:Correction notice

The editors regret that they have discovered an error in the text of E. Healy, 'Population ageing and employment surge among older Australian workers', People and Place, vol. 17, no. 2, 2009, p. 9. The text at the top of page 9 is wrongly placed and should follow immediately on from that at the bottom of page 4 (right column) after 'The ...'. Subsequent sentences should read:

The data available do not permit any exploration of the factors causing this increase in participation. However, our analysis of the literature suggests that it mainly reflects a greater tendency for older persons to stay on in their jobs than was the case in the past. Concerns about their financial capacity to provide for a long retirement...

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