About the OCAV

The Old Colonists’ Association of Victoria

The Old Colonists’ Association of Victoria is a leading not-for-profit provider of independent living, assisted living and aged care in Victoria.

Our Vision

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To be at the forefront in providing and advocating for affordable facilities for dignified independent living for the aged and needy in Victoria.

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Our History

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The Old Colonists’ Association of Victoria was formed in 1869 by a group of prominent Melbourne leaders including George Selth Coppin.

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Our Staff

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Our professional staff and other highly qualified staff provide premium support, delivering individualised care to each resident.

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Our Council

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Our Council is made up of highly committed, professional volunteers who govern and guide the Association.

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Life Governors

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Life Governorship dates back to the beginning of the Association. Life Governors have, in many ways, shaped the Association through their generosity and in many cases their role as Councillors.

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The Old Colonists’ Association of Victoria provides rewarding career paths, flexible working conditions, fair pay rates and a supportive environment.

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For someone who wants to be a history academic volunteer Liam Nixon is getting some invaluable grass roots learning at OCAV’s Leith Park village.

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

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