For almost 150 years, OCAV has delivered housing and support to older Victorians in need. We use this experience to contribute our views to proposed policy changes that affect ageing and our elders.
OCAV calls for changes to aged care funding to drive best practice and to plan better for the future as part of its submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.Read More
April 2, 2019
OCAV's 2019 election platform has drawn on the views of our residents, our Conversations for Change series, and our volunteers and staff who daily witness the impact the lack of effective policies at local, state and federal governments on our residents.Read More
February 27, 2019
The OCAV has urged the Royal Commission into Mental Health to consider older people, carers of older people, and the effect of homelessness as part of its submission into the terms of reference.Read More
December 5, 2018
OCAV's 2018 Victorian Election Platform.
October 14, 2018
The Old Colonists’ Association of Victoria welcomes the opportunity to comment on the draft ‘Charter of Aged Care Rights Consultation Paper’.Read More
July 21, 2018
OCAV has made a submission to the Retirement Living Code of Conduct.
April 16, 2018
OCAV has made a submission to the Aged Care Workforce Inquiry.Read More
February 20, 2018
OCAV has made a submission to the Victorian Government Budget 2018/2019.Read More
November 15, 2017
The Old Colonists’ Association in Victoria, Australia is concerned that the priorities identified in DRAFT WHO 13th General Programme of Work do not include any reference to the health needs of older people.Read More
OCAV has submitted its views on the Public Housing Redevelopment Program to the Victorian Government.Read More
“I want to give them a hug and say don't worry everything will be alright. I can’t say that, but I can promise that we will provide the best possible care for people living with dementia in our care," said Shaaron Robilliard, Director of Nursing.