Vale Terry Macdonald, respected resident representative

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Terry Macdonald passed away after a short illness on 6 June, one week shy of his 77th birthday.

After he and his wife Lenore joined an Aveo village outside of Melbourne 2010, he became active in resident representation leading to Pres of the Residents of Retirement Villages Victoria and in then president of the National body Australian Retirement Villages Residents Association in 2012.

Terry was appreciated by both residents, village operators and government for his reasoned approach to all matters. In 2013 he was appointed to the Victorian Ministerial Advisory Committee for Senior Victorians.

An electrical engineer by training, Terry also had a long history of community service including election as a municipal councilor and active board member with philanthropy Australia and volunteering Australia.

Terry was an enthusiastic supporter of retirement villages and residents.