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Thirty years of the United Nations and global ageing: An Australian perspective
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Australasian Journal on Ageing
Special Issue: 30 Year Anniversary Special Issue. The Australian Association of Gerontology, Aged and Community Services Australia, Australian Council on the Ageing, Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine and Wiley have published this supplement without financial support
Volume 32, Issue Supplement S2, pages 28–34, October 2013
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Kendig, H., Lucas, N. and Anstey, K. J. (2013), Thirty years of the United Nations and global ageing: An Australian perspective. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 32: 28–34. doi: 10.1111/ajag.12101
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