Conversations for Change

Conversations for Change

The Old Colonists’ Association of Victoria (OCAV) has initiated Conversations for Change as our contribution to thought leadership about ageing in Victoria.

The role of new technologies in the age friendly community of 2030 was a contribution from Dr Raelene Wilding, an academic and researcher at La Trobe University. Her research has included exploring the ways in which migrants in Australia use communication technologies and visits to care for their elderly parents in the home country.

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Is Homeshare the Answer? Was a contribution from Dr Patricia Edgar, the author of In Praise of Ageing ( 2013), PEAK, Reinventing Middle Age (With Don Edgar) 2017, who attended the first Conversations for Change.

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On April 20 2018 Minister Richard Wynne launched our first publication What Should An Age-Friendly Community Look Like in 2050?

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Join the Conversation

April 4, 2018

Our first Conversation was What should an age-friendly community look like in 2050? This brought together 25 Victorians representing housing, research, planning, and care to listen and contribute to the conversation. The conversation continues today.

Our second Conversation will be on Friday 22 June where the Hon. Dr Kay Patterson, Australia’s Age Discrimination Commissioner will deliver a presentation followed by a Q and ...

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