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October 8, 2020
The Old Colonists’ Association of Victoria today said that the 2020 Federal Budget was a mixed package for older Australians but far more investment was needed to have the best possible housing, care and support for elders.
October 5, 2020
The Old Colonists’ Association of Victoria has given a cautious welcome to the Royal Commission’s report into COVID-19.
March 19, 2020
Due to the rapid spread of COVID‑19 in our community and the known risk to vulnerable people, we have introduced stringent measures for entry to Liscombe House.Read More
In a novel way to combine exercise with fun, a new outside exercise park opens today at Old Colonists’ Association of Victoria’s Leith Park retirement village… for seniors.
Wooden blocks each with a different word describing what home means to the 450 residents living in the Old Colonists’ Association of Victoria’s four retirement villages will be placed on the steps of Parliament House on Monday 5 August.
July 8, 2019
Residents living at the Old Colonists’ Association of Victoria’s Leith Park retirement village are enjoying finding their green thumbs thanks to a stunning sensory garden gifted to them by horticulturalist and TV personality, Melissa King, Northcote Pottery, AMES and The Garden Company.Read More
April 3, 2019
Older Australians have missed out in a raft of measures in the 2019 Federal Budget, according to Phillip Wohlers, CEO of the Old Colonists’ Association of Victoria.Read More
February 28, 2019
The Old Colonists’ Association of Victoria is delighted to have been named Victorian/ Tasmanian Organisation of the year in Leading Age Services Australia’s 2019 Excellence in Age Services Awards.Read More
September 24, 2018
The Old Colonists’ Association of Victoria has welcomed the announcement by the Federal Government of a Royal Commission into Aged Care in Australia.Read More
Social return on investment report kickstarts campaign to build new village for older Victorians in need
June 7, 2018
Old Colonists’ Association of Victoria today launched a Social Return on Investment Evaluation showing every dollar invested in OCAV creates over $7.41 of value for residents, the community and the Federal and State Governments.Read More
Dorothy Clayton has felt very much ‘at home’ since she moved into Braeside Park nine years ago. Now, Dorothy, the village’s volunteer pastoral care worker, tries to ensure that others also feel a sense of belonging in the Berwick village.