Subscribe for the latest industry news

Members Log in

Click here to join as a member

Village Manager of the Year 2017

The purpose of the Award for Village Manager of the Year is to recognise the village manager, staff and residents who work towards the ultimate goal of a successful, happy and harmonious village, like Terry Byway (left), the winner of the national award for 2017.

This pinnacle award of the industry identifies the excellence of a distinguished retirement village community.

Nominations can be accepted from any person who has had dealings with eligible entrants. These are exceptional village managers that practice outstanding commitment to their residents.

Details for the 2018 Award for Village Manager of the Year will be confirmed soon.

You must be a Property Council of Australia member to nominate for the National Retirement Living Awards. For more information, please email

The Village Manager of the Year is proudly sponsored by:

(RGB WORD) Programmed_Sub_Brands_Property_Services_Horizonal_Logo

Learn more about our national winner:

Congratulations to all of our 2017 regional winners:

NSW/ACT Manager of the Year winner – Anne Jack and Chiquita Walsh, Murray Gardens Retirement Village (RetireAustralia)

SA/NT Manager of the Year winner – Alison Greatorex, Angle Vale Gardens (Gannon Lifestyle Group) 

WA Manager of the Year winner – Jemma Viney, Forest Lakes Lifestyle Village (Masonic Care WA)

VIC/TAS Manager of the Year winner – Amanda Anthony, Beleura Village (RCA Villages)

QLD Manager of the Year winner – Terry Byway, Buderim Gardens Retirement Village (Lendlease)