The Active and Healthy Ageing Board is made up of older people living in Darebin, as well as two Darebin Councillors. The Board was established in 2012 and meets 4 - 6 times each year.
JOIN THE BOARD NOW
The aim of the Board is to be a voice for all older people in Darebin. To do this, we want to make sure that the Board is made up of people from all different backgrounds and walks of life.
We are looking for older people that represent Darebin's diversity to join the Board now. If this is you, have a read below for more information and give us a call.
An Advisory Committee
As an advisory committee to Council, the Board:
Support for the Board
- Helps Council think about ways that older people can stay active and connected to the community
- Works with Council to consider ways that programs, services and events can be welcoming of older people
- Acts as a voice for older people, their carers and families. The Board can raise issues that are important to older people and advocate for their rights
To help Board members to attend meetings, Council can help with things like: travel, attendant carers, respite care and language interpreters.
At any time, you can speak with one of the Board members about issues that are important to you. You can also also apply to join the Board.
To apply to join the Board, speak with a Board member or for more information, contact:
Active and Healthy Ageing Board
Ph: 8470 8339