Information for Current Residents

Important Notices | Bus Timetable | Residents’ Meeting | Centre Bookings |
Resident Email | Residents’ Meeting Dates | Village Voice | Clarke Kiosk | Market Day | Cafe Events | Groups | Church | Chaplains | Committees | Documents | Forms | Community Centres

Important Notices

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.

Village Baxter Bus Time Table 2018

Village Map


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

Community Bookings

Resident Email

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

Residents’ Meeting

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

2019 Residents’ Meeting Dates

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

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

Wednesday 20th March
at 1:30pm in the Grant Centre

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

Wednesday 15th May
at 1:30pm in the Grant Centre

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

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

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

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

Wednesday 16th October
at 1:30pm in the Clarke Centre

Wednesday 20th November
at 1:30pm in the Grant Centre

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

Village Voice

The two (2) most recent Village Voice and Diary Dates can be found below.

Click on the month you would like to read and it will take you to the page you can download it from. Clicking on the headings at the top or or the button at the bottom of the article will download the file to your device.

Village Voice: April 2019

Both of our Villages have experienced recent serious driving incidents. One where a resident collided with a fence and drove into a building and the other where the resident collided with a structure and other vehicles. Thankfully no one was physically injured in either incident and because both drivers were properly licenced and insured, the financial costs are covered by their insurance. If the driver had been unlicenced, insurance would not cover them and the residents would have incurred personal costs of either $50,000 or $100,000. Driving within the Village without a valid driver’s licence is never acceptable.

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Village Voice: March 2019

I have been made aware of at least 2 Residents who have had their bank accounts emptied from a telephone / computer scam. The criminals who instigate these scams are very believable, they are often female, sound Australian, appear warm and professional over the phone. They may even offer to transfer you to a Manager or have their Manager call you back just to reassure you. If anyone ever calls you and asks for the following information, you should consider that it is probably a scam.

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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 23rd March 2019
from 9:00am – 1:00pm
in the Clarke Centre

Saturday 27th July 2019
from 9:00am – 1:00pm
in the Clarke Centre

Saturday 23rd November 2019
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

Special Events
See Village Voice Newsletter for details.

Event Night
4th Thursday of the Month- $25
6:00pm. Bookings Essential.


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.


Steve Jarlett: 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 2018-19:
Des Stuart
Eric Shaw
Mary Cooper
Cate Nelson
Bill Morris
Ian Jack
Ken Sleep
John Thompson
Norman Eyers

Residents’ Association (VBRA):

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

Members for 2018-19:
Dorothy Simpson (President)
Noleen Bates (Vice President)
Richard Rowe (Treasurer)
Norman Eyers (Assist. Treasurer)
Bobby Heath (Secretary)
Sue Grogan (Assist. Secretary)
Anne Jones
Vivienne Jones
Graeme Jones
Harry Jones
Sylvia Ross
Peter Nelson
Joan Simkin
Val Berger


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. Updated 4/07/18
Facing the Future Show
Facing the Future Notes

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 Policies
General Policies
Insurance 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.
Village Baxter dispute and complaints resolution procedure (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
GPS: -38.174878, 145.145997

Clarke Centre

Hostess’s Office Closed Public Holidays

Units 200-418
Hours: 9:00am-3:00pm Weekdays
Ph. (03) 5971 6381
GPS: -38.176501, 145.150767

Grant Centre

Hostess’s Office Closed Public Holidays

Apartments 701-739
Hours: 10:00am-3:00pm Weekdays
Ph. (03) 5971 6364
GPS: -38.175574, 145.143859

Village Baxter Cafe

Open Public Holidays

Lunch 10:00am-3:00pm
Dinner 5:00pm-6:30pm
Ph. (03) 5971 6316
GPS: -38.175888, 145.143497


Closed Public Holidays

Hours 8:30am-4:30pm
Ph. (03) 5971 1349
GPS: -38.176162, 145.144178