Village News

JUGS & Croquet Christmas Party

A great night was had by all at our combined Croquet/J.U.G.S Christmas Party on Monday 27/11 in our newly renovated hall, and though not yet finished, it created a wonderful atmosphere.  To top the tremendously successful night with awards and lots of fun we were treated to some great music provided by the J.U.G.S. Songs […]

Benefits of Lifestyle Villages

Living in a Lifestyle Village has many benefits, in fact we often hear from residents that they wish they’d made the move into our village earlier! If your considering moving in to a Lifestyle Village, here are just some of the benefits 1. Community atmosphere Living in a Lifestyle Village enables you to join a […]

Melbourne Cup 2016

Our residents definitely know how to throw a great party, which was evident at the 2016 Melbourne Cup luncheon. There was a great turn out at the Community Centre to watch the race that stops the nation. All those that attended enjoyed a buffet of yummy food and plenty of bubbles to celebreate Great to […]

Social Club Update

jettys by the lake resident activities

Hello everyone,   It has been good to see some of our newer residents attending some of our functions; we hope to see more of you at our upcoming events. The new committee are already busy organising things for the coming year. These include- A soup kitchen on Friday 8th August, For just $5.00 you […]

From the Managers Desk

from the managers desk july 2016

Hi Everyone, We have held meetings with our builder and engineer at the hall over the past few weeks and are now waiting on their reports regarding the re-roofing of the hall. Once we receive the engineers report we can commission the builder to install the new roof, we are all looking forward to that […]

Resident Profile

MIKE DOBSON Mike, and his family settled into Balgownie Migrant Hostel in April 1951. He was 12 years old. He had a good education, attending the old Wollongong High School. Mike met his wife, Christine at the “Berno” dance hall in Wollongong. (Ah! the Berno, lot’s of good memories, and lot’s of good times.) Coincidently, […]