Age friendly communities and the power of participation

Published: Wednesday 16th September 2015


Myfan Jordan, Manager of Community Participation at COTA Victoria (Council on the Ageing), presents the October installment of IHA's Live Long Live Well colloquium series at 2pm on Wednesday 7 October.

Myfan Jordan is the Manager of Community Participation at COTA Victoria (Council on the Ageing).  She spent 25 years studying and working in the UK, focusing on community development, policy and advocacy, until returning to Melbourne in 2011.

Myfan is passionate about the full participation of older people in our communities and has worked in various roles supporting this, over many years.

She has a BA in Social Policy and a Masters in Cultural and Media Studies.  Up until June 2015, she worked as COTA Victoria’s Policy Officer.

As Manager of Community Participation, Myfan oversees the policy and research unit, community education, Seniors Information Victoria and the Age Friendly Communities program.

Audio-visual and telephone conferencing facilities are available for our ACU colleagues across different campuses to join this Live Long Live Well presentation.  Colleagues outside the university may participate by teleconference or by attending in person at Level 6, 215 Spring Street in Melbourne.

All enquiries, registrations of interest and requests for audio-visual or teleconferencing can be directed to or 03 9230 8170.