Category: Community story

Helping those in the line of fire

It’s been three months since Newling Gardens Village Manager Sue Nelson has been able to see her house from the garden, such is the intensity of the smoke that hangs heavy across Armidale. Fire has ravaged the town for months,

Life in Carlyle Gardens is a breeze – with ocean breezes to boot

Like honey to a bee, Carlyle Gardens Retirement Village attracts residents from all over the world, who seek out sunshine, ocean breezes, and a relaxed beachside lifestyle. Take Noel and Judy Bowman, who have lived in Carlyle Gardens for almost

Mini golf proves a hit at Lincoln Grove

Residents at Lincoln Grove Retirement Village can now enjoy a new on-site mini golf course, which helps foster vitality, connection and community – and features a clever design to reduce back strain.

Cleveland Manor celebrates life beyond 90

Residents at RetireAustralia’s Cleveland Manor Retirement Village are proving age is no barrier when it comes to a healthy and happy lifestyle, with the community hosting a special group birthday celebration for a wave of residents turning 90 years and above this year.

100 residents celebrate Mother’s Day

We celebrated Mother’s Day on the 12th May with a beautiful high tea, put on by our residents’ social activities committee.

The Laurels is gunning for garden comp glory

Residents of The Laurels Retirement Village are hoping to bag an award in the Mount Barker District Show garden competition with an audacious, 11th hour entry.

Remembering them

As seen in Ageless: Torrens Grove’s Gwen Lawrence has a unique way to commemorate Remembrance Day.

Festive fun at RetireAustralia

RetireAustralia residents and staff have been enjoying the fantastic community spirit in our villages at a number of seasonal events and get-togethers.

RetireAustralia marks Remembrance Day

Services were held at a number of RetireAustralia villages to mark 100 years since the armistice which ended the First World War.

Sustainable communities

As seen in Ageless: In many RetireAustralia communities, residents have found a little effort can make a big impact on the environment.

Drayton Villas wins Carnival of Flowers award

Residents of Drayton Villas Retirement Village are celebrating bringing home a ‘Highly Commended’ award in The Chronicle Garden Competition.

Drayton Villas raises over $3400 for drought relief

Drayton Villas Retirement Village in Toowoomba raised $3439 for drought relief at its Seniors’ Spring Fair on Saturday 29th September.