Important Notices

Open Day: Thank you to everyone who helped to make this year's Open Day such a success.

Reminder: Residents are reminded to report all maintenance concerns and requests to their hostess and not to contact maintenance directly.

Bus Timetable

Check the Village Bus Timetable. The bus runs Monday to Friday excluding Public Holidays.

Bus Timetable

Residents' Meeting

Wednesday 20th December
at 1:30pm in the Clarke Centre

Residents' Meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 1:30pm and alternate between the Clarke Centre and the Grant Centre.


You can now book the community centres online as well as through your Hostess.

Community Bookings

2018 Residents' Meeting Dates

Wednesday 17th January
at 1:30pm in the Grant Centre

Wednesday 21st February
at 1:30pm in the Clarke Centre

Wednesday 21st March
at 1:30pm in the Grant Centre

Wednesday 18th April
at 1:30pm in the Clarke Centre

Wednesday 16th May
at 1:30pm in the Grant Centre

Wednesday 20th June
at 1:30pm in the Clarke Centre

Wednesday 18th July
at 1:30pm in the Grant Centre

Wednesday 15th August
at 1:30pm in the Clarke Centre

Wednesday 19th September
at 1:30pm in the Grant Centre

Wednesday 17th October
at 1:30pm in the Clarke Centre

Wednesday 21st November
at 1:30pm in the Grant Centre

Wednesday 19th December
at 1:30pm in the Clarke Centre

Village Voice

Current Month's Village Voice and Diary Dates can be found here on our News page.

Resident Email

Access your email online. If you would like a Gmail account set up for you, Administration can do this for you.

Check Village Baxter Email »

Check Gmail »

Clarke Kiosk

Open Monday to Friday

9:30am - 11:30am

Located in the Clarke Centre. Now open most public holidays. Watch for a notice on the door.

Market Day

Saturday 17th March 2018
from 9:00am - 1:00pm
in the Clarke Centre

Saturday 28th July 2018
from 9:00am - 1:00pm
in the Clarke Centre

Saturday 24th November 2018
from 9:00am - 1:00pm
in the Clarke Centre

Market Days are held three times a year in March, July and November from 9:00am.


Cafe Events

Big Breakfast
Tuesday 12th December
8:00am onwards. Bookings are essential.

Christmas Day Lunch
Monday 25th December- $36
12 noon. Bookings are essential.

Manning Craft Group
Friday 15th December
11:30am to 1:30pm - Sales in the Cafe


The Village Baxter has a number of social groups that meet regularly within the Village. See the PDF for a list of all groups and their relevant contacts. (Updated April 2017)
Groups List


Worship Service: 10:00am each Sunday in the Chapel
Communion on the 1st Sunday of each month.

Missionary Service: 5th Sunday, 10:00am in the Chapel.

Wednesday Devotions: 9:30am at Clarke Centre

Special Services on Good Friday and Christmas Day at 10:00am in the Chapel.


Rod Draper: 5971 6333

Liz Taylor: 5971 6383

Heather Dunning: 5971 6334

The Chaplains' Office is adjacent to the entry foyer at the Grant Centre.

Introducing the Chaplains


Residents' Committee (VBRC):

The VBRC are the officially elected Residents' Representative Committee who meet with Management monthly.

VBRC Constitution

Members for 2017-18:
Dallas Clarnette
John Thompson
Cate Nelson
Mary Cooper
Heather Charman
Des Stewart
Ken Sleep
Eric Shaw
Norman Eyers
Bill Morris

Residents' Association (VBRA):

The Residents' Association are a social group organised by resident's who organise social events.

Members for 2017-18:
Lorraine Holt (President)
Dorothy Simpson (Vice President)
Norman Eyers (Treasurer)
TBA (Assist. Treasurer)
Bobby Heath (Secretary)
Richard Rowe (Assist. Secretary)
Anne Jones
Vivienne Jones
Graeme Jones
Sylvia Ross
Bev Hannan
Noleen Bates


A digital copy of the Welcome Kit you will have received upon entry to the Village.
ILU Welcome Kit

The slides used in the Facing the Future seminars.
Facing the Future Slides

Village Policies extracted from the Welcome Kit for easier viewing.
This includes policies for Carports and GaragesCaravansUse of Amenities Buildings etc.
Village Policies

Village By-Laws extracted from the Welcome Kit for easier viewing.
Village By-Laws

Various pages extracted from the Welcome Kit. Includes Maintenance PoliciesGeneral PoliciesInsurance Information and Medical Facilities.
Maintenance Policies
General Policies
Insurance Policies
Medical Facilities


Use this form to request permission for Alterations and Additions to your unit.
Alterations and Additions

Use this form for Bathroom Alterations and Additions, Eg. Installing a handrail.
Alterations and Additions to Bathrooms

This form is for Compliments, Complaints and Improvements regarding the Lodge and the Manor only.
Compliments, Complaints and Improvements Form (CCIF) (Lodge and Manor Only)

Use this form to request permission to have your veranda enclosed.
Enclosed Veranda Information Brochure and Enclosed Veranda Request Form

Use this form if you have a dispute or complaint.
Management Dispute Form
(Yellow Form)

The Village offers Unlimited Broadband internet for $20 per month. To request to have this set up for your unit please use this form.
Request for Internet Form

If there is something you feel requires improvement within the Village, please fill out this form.
Serivce Improvement Form
(Green Form)

Community Centres

Robinsons Centre

Hostess's Office Closed Public Holidays

Units 1-199, 900-960
Hours: 9:00am-2:30pm Weekdays
Ph. (03) 5971 6374

Clarke Centre

Hostess's Office Closed Public Holidays

Units 200-418
Hours: 9:00am-3:00pm Weekdays
Ph. (03) 5971 6381

Grant Centre

Hostess's Office Closed Public Holidays

Hours: 10:00am-3:00pm Weekdays
Ph. (03) 5971 6364

Village Baxter Cafe

Open Public Holidays

Lunch 10:00am-3:00pm
Dinner 5:00pm-6:30pm
Ph. (03) 5971 6316


Closed Public Holidays

Hours 8:30am-4:30pm
Ph. (03) 5971 1349