Aged Care Committee

The Aged Care Committee manages all aged care activities – Cooee Lodge Retirement Village and Jack Towney Hostel - with the following charter:

  • to consider and make recommendations on policy and strategic direction for all Council’s Aged Care Services – currently – Cooee Lodge and Jack Towney Hostels, Gilgandra Flexi Care and Jack Towney Community Aged Care Packages and the Retirement Village
  • to direct and assist the General Manager in negotiations with the relevant level of Government – maintain links within the aged care industry
  • to be abreast of all issues affecting the funding and management of the Aged Care industry and make appropriate recommendations to Council
  • to provide strategic direction to the various services to ensure their viability and independence from Council funding
  • to develop and review management plans and budgets for adoption by Council
    if thought appropriate, establish advisory committees for respective functions


Membership comprises:

3 Council representatives – Crs Peart, Wrigley and Mudford
5 community members - Mr Paul Mann, Mr Barry Malone, Mrs Robin Frost, Mrs Amber Bunter and Mr Michael Cain