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.

Carole Baxter is discovering some of her old haunts and creating new ones as she settles into her new home at Rushall Park in North Fitzroy.

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The Andrews Labor Government commitment to a fairer Victoria needs to ensure that older Victorians, especially those experiencing hardship and disadvantage, are not forgotten. Instead, older Victorians need to be at the forefront of government thinking and investment.

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The Old Colonists’ Association of Victoria commends the Federal Government for its draft Dementia, Ageing and Aged Care Mission Roadmap.

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OCAV has taken its seat at the table this year, making submissions to all key inquiries and advocating for residents during State and Federal election campaigns. It has been an important year for the aged care sector in light of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.

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Families across Casey celebrated an afternoon of music, dancing and history as they marked the Old Colonists’Association of Victoria’s 150th anniversary at Braeside Park. Around 150 visitors basked in glorious sunshine on Saturday 13 October, enjoying the sounds of six piece jazz band The Astor Swing Band, sitting down to a traditional afternoon tea of scones and jam, or buying up large on home made jams and marmalades made by Marie, one of ...

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Music filled Leith Park village as young people from surrounding schools sang to welcome visitors as they meandered through the gardens taking in the sights and sounds of the 150th Anniversary Festival.

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If you want to develop your creative side, or are an artist looking to explore new avenues, the Old Colonists’ Association of Victoria wants to hear from you.

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‘We couldn’t do it without you’ is a commonly used expression. Here at OCAV we really mean it. We simply couldn’t do what we do without the support of some of Australia’s leading philanthropists.

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It was a community affair on Satuday 23 November as some of Euroa’s best known groups joined the Old Colonists’ Association of Victoria to mark its 150th anniversary.

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The rain held off. The bunting flapped firmly. And the crowds came – 1,000 people throughout the day – to enjoy the Garden Party of the year, a celebration fitting for 150 years of support and care for older Victorians.

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Lyn and Keith Geer moved to Leith Park because OCAV offers all the levels of care they might require down the track. “We thought it was a good time to make the move, while we are both still fit."

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