Huon Valley Council, Tasmania
Huon Valley Council, Tasmania

Positive Ageing Advisory Committee

The Council has appointed a Positive Ageing Advisory Committee to:
  • Underpin the Huon Valley Council's Rural Health Strategy 2008
  • Assist the Council to understand the issues facing older people in the Huon Valley and help to clarify the role of the Council in addressing these
  • Develop strategies for the Council to respond to the impacts of an ageing population
  • Develop a positive ageing strategy
The committee has been established under section 24 of the Local Government Act 1993.

Positive Ageing Strategy - October 2012

The Positive Ageing Strategy was endorsed at the Council meeting on 18 October 2012. To view a copy of the Strategy please click here.
Members of the Positive Ageing Advisory Committee: Dr Grahame Dudgeon, Marrie Myers, Kareen Brandt, Brian Cobbold, Sue Costello, Michael Tucker, Dot Jones and Councellor Roberty Armstrong. One vacant position.


As a result of a vacancy the Huon Valley Council is now inviting expressions of interest from community memebers to participate on the committee.
Positive Ageing Expressions of Interest - Vacant Position(317 kb)
Positive Ageing Vacant Position Information Pack(62 kb)
Dr Grahame Dudgeon - Huon Eldercare representative
Contact: Ph: 6266 3603 - Address: 3268 Huon Highway, Franklin 7113
Marrie Myers - Community representative
Contact: Ph: 6297 9912 - Email:
Kareen Brandt - Community representative
Contact: Ph: 0418 973 041. Email:
Brian Cobbold - Community representative
Contact: Ph: 0438 330 400 - Address: 2/55c Agnes Street, Ranelagh 7109
Sue Costello - Huon LINC representative
Contact: Ph: 6264 8482 - Email:
Michael Tucker - Department of Health & Human Services representative (Huon Community Health Centre)
Contact: Ph: 6264 8850 - Email:  

Dot Jones - Tas Pensioners Association
Contact: Ph: 6223 6266 - Email:      


Positive Ageing Advisory meetings are held bi-monthly.

Upcoming meetings

2pm, Thursday 27 March 2014
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