Age-Friendly Victoria Declaration

In April 2016, the Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing, Martin Foley MP and MAV President Cr Bill McArthur signed the Age-Friendly Declaration (PDF - 125KB). The declaration provides a commitment for both levels of government to work together to create age-friendly communities.

Councils are encouraged to demonstrate their support for the Declaration, and their commitment to creating livable communities for older Victorians, by endorsing the Declaration. The councils that have signed the Statement of Support and Partner Endorsement includes:

Banyule City Council Mansfield Shire Council
Bass Coast Shire Council Maribyrnong City Council
Bayside City Council Maroondah City Council
Boroondara City Council Melbourne City Council
Brimbank City Council Melton City Council
Cardinia Shire Council Mildura City Council
Corangamite Shire Council Monash City Council
Darebin City Council Moonee Valley City Council
East Gippsland Shire Council Moorabool Shire Council
Gannawarra Shire Council Moreland City Council
Glenelg Shire Council Mornington Peninsula Shire Council
Golden Plains Shire Council Mount Alexander
Greater Dandenong City Council Murrindindi Shire Council
Greater Geelong City Council Nillumbik Shire Council
Hindmarsh Shire Council Port Phillip Council
Horsham Rural City Council Surf Coast Shire Council
Hume City Council Wangaratta Rural City Council
Indigo Shire Council Warrnambool City Council
Kingston City Council Wellington Shire Council
Knox City Council Whittlesea City Council
Latrobe City Council Yarra City Council
Macedon Ranges Shire Council Yarra Ranges Shire Council
Manningham City Council