News & Events

News & Events

OCAV is well placed to comment in issues relating to ageing and care for ageing Victorians, having provided these services for almost 150 years.

The Old Colonists’ Association of Victoria welcomes the opportunity to make a submission on the 2021/22 Federal Budget. Even with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and its effect socially and economically on Australia, this Budget is of vital importance to and for older Australians.

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The Review of the Retirement Villages Act is timely given the current nationwide focus on older people and aged care and the start of the UN International Decade of Healthy Ageing. Retirement villages certainly have an important part to play in assisting older people to age well, healthily and can be a great contributor to quality of life.

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There has been a lot of sawing and hammering going on in the Men’s Shed at Leith Park – and all for a good cause.

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COVID-19 UPDATES

March 23, 2021

This page includes updates about Liscombe House and COVID-19, main contacts and visitor guidelines.

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Mani Chilli Chicken .

March 10, 2021

I have chosen this recipe because it was my Mothers  favourite dish. One of my strongest memories was when she taught me how to cook it. I was eight.  

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Kim D’Angelis is OCAV’s Volunteer Coordinator. One of her favourite memories is her nunna Vinnie cooking Sunday lunch.

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Grace Chu is an accountant at OCAV. She is was born and raised in Shanghai, born and raised. Her culture has had a huge influence on her cooking.

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Yvonne was born in Beverwijk in Northern Holland. Although she and her husband moved to Australia in 1979, her family has returned many times to the Netherlands over the years .

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Marika Pedrioli is the Head Gardener at Rushall Park. Her choice for the Taste of Harmony Festival is fried semolina gnocchi with Napoli.

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The Old Colonists’ Association of Victoria welcomes today’s release of the final report of the Royal Commission in Victoria’s mental health system.

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The apartments are beautiful, with lovely, open and bright rooms, and a balcony for growing plants in pots. I am starting to make my apartment into a home.

– Catherine, Leith Park

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