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Read about the wonderful people living, working and volunteering in our villages. They each bring life and energy to our thriving village communities.
December 13, 2020
There is nothing like country music to get the vocal chords tuned up according to Kelvin Wilson.
Care, listening and learning are three words that Kerry Feistl uses frequently as she talks about taking up the position of Director of Nursing at Liscombe House.
December 9, 2020
Every Christmas, I’m reminded that it's a blessing to be surrounded by family and loved ones. And no more than this year.
December 8, 2020
When it comes to work, SallyJo Lambkin could not have asked for better: she loves cooking, chatting and being around people.
Musician Kizzy Davies has spent 2020 researching and performing Australian Folk Songs, and has put that research to good use recently.
The Old Colonists’ Association of Victoria has joined over 300 organisations from across Australia calling on the Prime Minister to commit to significant new investment to reduce homelessness and create construction jobs.
It has been a long year for all of us but as the days grow longer, and we embark on the road to COVID-19 Normal, there is renewed sense of energy around all villages, and some welcome news too.Read More
Like most of us, the ageing residents of Liscombe House have been holding out for the simple pleasures of life. A coffee and a chat. A chance to listen to some old melodies and remember times gone by. I think they deserve it after the year we’ve all had.Read More
October 16, 2020
When Year 11 student Charlotte Cattell heard that Liscombe House residents were missing family and friends, she had an immediate solution: let’s get the school to write to them.
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.
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.