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The Honourable Luke Donnellan, Minister for Child Protection, Disability, Ageing and Carers welcomes you to the 2021 Festival Reimagined
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Probus is about Friendship and Fun in retirement.
The Association of Senior Italian Citizens’ Clubs of Victoria includes over 90 senior citizens’ clubs for Italian-Australians operating throughout Victoria
TRY is a social purpose organisation delivering access to early learning, mentoring for the vulnerable and those at-risk, and training and employment opportunities for those wanting to try, but have not had the chance.
U3As provides low-cost learning to older people to encourage them to stay active and engaged, Australia wide.
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Family is pivotal in these lives of senior Victorians living in aged care. From the ones they were born into, to the ones they created themselves.
Working life really defined these senior Victorians living in aged care, and what a wealth of working experiences they've enjoyed and toiled with.
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In 1955, Molly travelled solo by ship to the UK when she was 23. She lived there for 20 years working as a school nurse and having a wonderful time...
Leonie and her husband Ray ran the Poachers Paradise Hotel in Rutherglen and later the town’s taxi service, often driving veterans to Melbourne for medical appointments...
Growing up in East Gippsland on the family farm, Gay trained in Melbourne and then served in the Air Force Nursing Service during the Korean War...
John grew up as one of eight children on a dairy farm in Holland, finishing school at 13 during the 2nd World War...
Richard joined the army straight from school, making a career in the military after both of his parents had also served...
Ozdemir migrated to Australia in 1969 and immediately started work at the Ford factory next to the migrant hostel...
Born in Austria in 1936, Ralf recalls being woken in the middle of the night by his mother to seek shelter in a bunker during bombing raids...
Leonie is 99 and during World War 2 was a member of the Australian Women’s Land Army, working on farms across Victoria...
If 89-year-old Douglas Willingham had his time again, he’d would be more appreciative of his mother who was widowed when he was just eight, and the youngest of 13 children...
Married at 18 to a dashing service man, Eileen later found her dream career as a Special Needs teacher in English schools. She migrated to Australia in her 60’s to be near her grandchildren...
Bill Hayes was born and raised on a cattle and sheep farm that had been in his family since the 1850s. Whilst farming has been the focus of his life, it also provided him with opportunities to travel...
Despite a diving accident that left him paralysed at age 15, Colin Davies reckons he’s had angels looking out for him his whole life...
When Alexandrina Fairbairn first arrived in Australia in the 1960s, her Scottish accent was so strong her employer thought her name was Annie and, 60 years later, she still goes by Anne...
Born in Warracknabeal during the Depression, Leslie Gibson was one of 15 brothers and sisters. His dad Stan, worked at a blacksmiths until the family was forced to move to Melbourne for...
Heinz Schultz was born in Germany in 1944, but it was in Footscray that his life really began, providing the scene of two lifelong love affairs...
Don has had a life-long love of boating, fishing and yachts. The eighty-two year old has competed in a number of the iconic Sydney to Hobart competitions over the years, and never forgets the 1984...
Andrew was born in Malta in 1934 and migrated to Australia with his wife and two children in the 1960s...
Born in 1931, John worked overseas including in Singapore, South Africa, Sweden, China and Vietnam, and is now close to finishing his degree in medieval history...
Nancy was born in Coburg in 1927. She left school at 14 to become a milliner and later became a Connie on Melbourne’s trams...
Born in 1934, Jill became a district nurse, which she loved. Her husband Bob already had 3 children when they married. Jill says raising the children was a wonderful experience too...
Max, 94, trained as an electrical engineer in Birmingham before marrying his hometown sweetheart Betty before moving to Australia...
Born on a Vineyard, 97-year-old Grace went to work picking grapes before joining the Australian Women's Land Army during World War II...
Bruce developed a knack for all things mechanical from a young age, and ran his own garage for years, before maintaining, installing and overseeing large machinery in Australia and overseas...
Page last reviewed: 14 Feb 2021
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