Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing 71-year-old Eltham woman Jing Ling Cai.
Murrindindi Shire decided to withdraw from providing aged and disability services at its meeting on Wednesday 27 March following a strategic review of policy.
In stark contrast to Nillumbik Shire, Murrindindi Shire will endorse a withdrawal of Council from the direct provision of Aged and Disability services funded through the Commonwealth Government and the Victorian Government on Wednesday 27 March.
Nillumbik Shire Council will be stepping in to help reduce isolation and loneliness and improve access and support among its older residents as the new Federal Government aged care system is set to be rolled out.
A community meeting will be held next Monday, August 13 at 11am for the Alexandra community to take back control of Kellock Lodge at the Alexandra Shire Hall.
With almost a quarter of the Shire’s population over the age of 65 Murrindindi Shire Council has joined the global movement to develop and maintain Age Friendly Communities.
Minister for Aged Care and Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt thanked organisations and community members who showed the solid work being done by aged care practitioners, educators, and indigenous communities in the Indi electorate.