Seniors Group

AUSTRALIAN IRANIAN SENIOR CITIZENS SOCIETY OF VICTORIA, INC # A0047302X

       P O Box 1028 Doncaster Heights,  Doncaster East 3109 VICTORIA

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HISTORY AND ACTIVITIES

Before its incorporation, The Australian Iranian seniors group was operated by the Australian Iranian Society of Victoria (AISOV) under direction of Mrs Karimloo, which provided BYO lunch, some activities, speakers and outings for its group.

The Australian Iranian Seniors Society of Victoria (AISOV) was incorporated in June 2005 by Dr Javad Macsood and Mr Farshad Khajenouri, while keeping its close association with the AISOV.  Most of its member are also member of AISOV.

Statement of the purpose

The Society shall operate as non-profit non-political and non-religious and non-sectarian community organisation whose membership comprise primarily of Iranian born and/or background -residing in Australia/Victoria   and who have no intention of personal gains.

The organisation will provide support and social services to its members, mostly through volunteers, for social activities, trips and excursions, picnics and educational programs and presentations- to endeavor improving its member’s quality of life.

Membership

To become a member an application must be made together with annual membership fee.  A dollar is paid at daily activities.

Financial Resources

Our financial resources are annual membership fees, weekly activities dollar donations, the community grants from the Manningham City Council, the Victorian Multicultural Commission, the Federal Government Department of Social services and the Bank of Bendigo Community programs.

Management

The organization is managed by the Committee of Management including president, vice president, treasurer, secretary, internal affairs officers and two committee members,

Current Activities:

Friday Gatherings at Doncaster Senior Citizens Centre for members to socialise and take part in backgammon, cards, carpet Bowls or ping pong followed by tea break.  We also provide subsidised monthly lunch or picnic lunch, outings or invited speakers on health and well being matters. There is also gentle exercise.