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What are the pieces of legislation in place?

In the table below you will find PDF copies of legislation in place through which governments engage older people from the eight countries included in IFA’s policy report. Please click on the legislation title to view the document.


Resolution and Program Active Ageing – Vejez Activa (Spanish)2007


Commonwealth, State and Territory Strategy on Healthy Ageing2001
Health and Aging Corporate Plan2006-2009
Choose Health – Be Active2005
National Strategy for an Ageing Australia1999

South Australia, Australia

Improving with Age: Our Aging Plan for South Australia2006

Tasmania, Australia

Tasmania Plan for Positive Ageing2006-2011

Victoria, Australia

Positive Ageing: A Strategy for Current and Future Senior Victorians2005


Healthy Aging in Canada: A New Vision, A Vital Investment2006
The Integrated Pan-Canadian Healthy Living Strategy2005
National Framework on Aging1999

Manitoba, Canada

Advancing Age: Promoting Older Manitobans2003

Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada

Provincial Healthy Aging: Policy Framework2007

Nova Scotia, Canada

Strategy for Positive Aging in Nova Scotia2005


Health Promotion Law (currently unavailable)2002
General Principles Concerning Measures for an Ageing Society2001
People’s Health Promotion Campaign for the 21st Century (currently unavailable)2000
Basic Law on Measures for an Ageing Society1995


National Policy on the Elderly2001

New Zealand

Health of Older People Strategy2002
Positive Ageing Strategy2001

South Africa

South Africa Plan for Action on Ageing (Draft)2007
Older Persons Act2006

United Kingdom

Independent Living Strategy2008
Opportunity Age2005
National Service Framework for Older People2002

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