Media Releases

Media Releases

If you would like a comment on an issue relating to aged care services or our villages in particular, please contact our office.

Abound Communities is delighted to announce the appointment of our new Chief Executive Officer, Ms Katherine Burton. Katherine has extensive experience in senior executive positions in public health, as well as not-for-profit and private aged and home care services. She joins us from Mercy Health where she held the position of Executive Director: Quality, Safety, and Innovation. Dr Philomena Horsley, Acting Chair of Abound Communities, said the ...

Read More

20 June 2023 Dear all, This letter is to provide an update following the difficult news last Thursday regarding Phillip’s passing. Yesterday, Council and I agreed to my appointment as Acting CEO effective immediately for at least the next eight weeks, and likely until a permanent replacement is appointed. During this time, Abound’s Vice President, Dr Philomena Horsley, will step in for me as Acting President. In making this appointment, our ...

Read More

It is with great sadness we announce the unexpected passing of Phillip Wohlers, CEO of Abound Communities. Phillip passed away  at his family home on Thursday 15th of June. He had been a valued key part of Abound Communities since 1999 and will be dearly missed. Many of you knew him for a long time and enjoyed a deeper connection, we do realise how difficult this news is. Phillip was incredibly caring and dedicated and he ...

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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

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

Keith White, who had heart surgery two years ago, reckons he’s better now than he has ever been. He puts his state of health and well-being down to the life he has found at Currie Park, OCAV’s village in Euroa.

Enquire today about securing a position at one of Melbourne's longest established and highly reputable independent living estates.

Enquire Now