Study findings are now available

Findings from Sex, Age & Me have just been released on the ‘Project Findings’ page. Check out what we found when we surveyed and interviewed over 2,000 Australians aged 60+. The study findings are also available for download on the La Trobe University website.

Project recruitment closed

Just a quick update to let you know that recruitment for the Sex, Age & Me project has now closed. We had an overwhelming response to the survey, and thank you to everyone who volunteered to take part. The project team will be busy analysing the data over the next few months, and we hope […]

Are older people having safe sex?

Have you read the fantastic article in The Age today ‘Are older people having safe sex?’ by Matty Silver? Matty’s article highlights why safe sex has become an increasingly important topic to consider in later life. You can read the article here.

Sex, Age & Me in the media

The project team have been very busy this week talking about the project in the media. If you missed out on some of our interviews, you can catch up via the following links: Hear Anthony & Bianca talking to ABC 774’s Lindy Burns Bianca had a chat with Jess Clements from 2SER, and on the […]

Sex, Age & Me in The Conversation

Let’s talk about sex over 60: condoms, casual partners and the ageing body Bianca Fileborn, La Trobe University and Anthony Lyons, La Trobe University Over the past few years we’ve seen a dramatic rise in the rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among Australians aged 60 years and older. Rates of gonorrhoea more than doubled […]

Survey launched!

The survey for the Sex, Age & Me project has now been launched! If you are aged 60 and over, and currently live in Australia, please visit If you would prefer to complete a hard copy survey, please contact the project team via the ‘contact us’ page.

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Welcome to the Sex Age & Me project!

Sex Age & Me is a national project funded by the Australian Research Council. It is the first project of its kind on the sexual health and behaviour of Australians aged 60 years and older. The project is a collaboration between researchers at the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health & Society, the National Ageing […]