Gerard Mansour

Gerard Mansour

Commissioner for Senior Victorians

Gerard Mansour is a passionate advocate for the rights and needs of older Victorians, with more than 25 years’ experience working in the aged and wider community service sectors. He has contributed significantly to policy development and implementation of services assisting senior Victorians.

  1. A very Merri afternoon for an important cause

    Posted 10 October 2019 by Gerard Mansour

    I recently attended a dance and tea party organised by the team at Merri Health as part of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The day was captured on video as below so you can enjoy it too.  ...

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    • Community,
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  2. Adult learning comes of age

    Posted 16 June 2019 by Gerard Mansour

    Let’s put to bed the myth “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks”...

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    • University of the Third Age
  3. Technology for our health and wellbeing

    Posted 01 April 2019 by Gerard Mansour

    One way technology is now being used in our everyday lives is for fitness. Who would ever have forseen that? Not I!...

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    • Wellbeing
  4. An ode to libraries

    Posted 13 February 2019 by Gerard Mansour

    Like many other days in our calendar, Valentine’s Day can evoke a range of emotions among people. Some love it, enjoying the opportunity to celebrate romantic or friendship love. For others, Valentine...

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    • Community,
    • Get involved
  5. Reflecting over the festive season

    Posted 21 November 2018 by Gerard Mansour

    As the festive season including Christmas approaches, I am very conscious that this time means different things to different people. For some it is a time to be with family or loved ones, celebrating...

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    • Commissioner for Senior Victorians,
    • Community,
    • Wellbeing
  6. Tech Savvy, Scam Savvy

    The ACCC Scamwatch radar alert recently reported a spike in scam activity related to scammers impersonating well-known businesses or police in order to gain access to people’s computers to steal money...

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    • Gerard Mansour,
    • Commissioner for Senior Victorians,
    • Technology,
    • Security
  7. Seniors today … building tomorrow

    Posted 22 March 2018 by Gerard Mansour

      One hundred years ago, it was almost unthinkable that in less than a century a fair size of the population would be living healthy and productive lives into their seventies, eighties, nineties...

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    • Gerard Mansour,
    • Commissioner for Senior Victorians
  8. Maintaining positive relationships

    One of my priorities as Commissioner for Senior Victorians is working on the prevention of elder abuse...

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    • Commissioner for Senior Victorians
  9. Heat kills more Australians than any natural disaster - take care of yourself, and others

    The Bureau of Meteorology advises that it is going to be a long hot summer. Some groups of seniors, including people over 75, people with a pre-existing medical condition and those with a disability...

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    • Gerard Mansour,
    • Commissioner for Senior Victorians
  10. Staying connected using social media

    Posted 05 April 2018 by Gerard Mansour

    Digital technology is now part of our daily lives and central to how we communicate and stay connected to each other socially and as a community. It’s hard to believe that it was only in 1993 at...

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    • Gerard Mansour,
    • Commissioner for Senior Victorians
Gerard Mansour

Gerard Mansour

Commissioner for Senior Victorians

Gerard Mansour is a passionate advocate for the rights and needs of older Victorians, with more than 25 years’ experience working in the aged and wider community service sectors. He has contributed significantly to policy development and implementation of services assisting senior Victorians.