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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.
November 19, 2019
Exercising outside is enjoyable and inspiring as Leith Park residents are finding out as they take part in ENJOY, a national research program run by the National Ageing Research Institute.Read More
It’s taken more than 70 years for Mim Dale to find a safe, secure and loving home. After she moved into OCAV’s Braeside Park village in Berwick two years ago, her nervous nights ended and she found the sanctuary she had been hoping to find since she was a child.Read More
Kay Baker felt like she had won the lottery when she arrived at Leith Park in 2015. Four years down the track she reckons it was better than winning the lottery.Read More
OCAV’s Leith Park residents can grow their own vegetables and make their own compost thanks to an environmental grant from Banyule City Council.Read More
Rose knows what it is like to be homeless. She had too many years of couch surfing, living in precarious private rental accommodation, and being forced to move from one residence to another as a result of domestic violence and elder abuse.Read More
Like many of you, I have been dismayed by the interim report recently handed down by the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety. The title says it: Neglect.Read More
November 18, 2019
When Currie Park residents put the call out to the local Euroa community to take part in the 150th celebrations on Saturday November 23, they were not expecting the reception they have had. “We have been overwhelmed by the support from the community,” 150th Currie Park coordinator Ellen Doyle said.
October 29, 2019
The Berwick Star News paid tribute to the Old Colonists' in a report on its recent 150th Anniversary celebrations at the Braeside Park village in Berwick.Read More
The Cranbourne Leader joined in the OCAV's 150th celebrations at Braeside Park village in Berwick recently. Families from across Casey came to party and to find out more about the village.Read More
Dorothy Clayton has felt very much ‘at home’ since she moved into Braeside Park nine years ago. Now, Dorothy, the village’s volunteer pastoral care worker, tries to ensure that others also feel a sense of belonging in the Berwick village.