Older Persons Advisory Committee (OPAC)

The Older Persons Advisory Committee (OPAC) is a representative group of Port Phillip residents, aged 55 years and over, who are passionate about the role of older people in the community.

Address

St Kilda Town Hall, 99a Carlisle Street, St Kilda

Email address

Other information

The Older Persons Advisory Committee (OPAC) is a representative group of Port Phillip residents, aged 55 years and over, who are passionate about the role of older people in the community.

Committee members are keen to share their skills, knowledge and experience, to make a difference. The OPAC assists Council by providing advice, advocacy and feedback on all issues that affect the health and wellbeing of older residents in the City of Port Phillip. There is a Terms of Reference for the Committee.

The OPAC endorses the United Nations' Principles For Older Persons, including independence, participation, care, self-fulfilment and dignity.

Are you an older person living in Port Phillip? OPAC members encompass a wide range of backgrounds and views, the OPAC is accessible and engaged. Do you have concerns or great ideas that would improve the lives of this city's older population? Every year the OPAC run a forum on a topic that is important to you.