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The Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP, Prime Minister

Malcolm-Turnbull-MPOn 15 September 2015 Malcolm Turnbull was sworn in as Australia’s 29th Prime Minister.

Mr Turnbull has been an Ambassador of Montefiore Home since 2007. He is one of Australia’s most distinguished politicians and business leaders, and has a commitment to social responsibility and supporting the community.

At the time of appointment he said, “I am delighted to be an Ambassador of Montefiore Home. Montefiore provides an outstanding level of aged care for the Jewish community. I am looking forward to continuing my close association with the Montefiore community over the coming years.”

Malcolm is a great supporter of the Home and we are privileged to have someone of his calibre endorsing us.

 

Scientia Professor Henry Brodaty AO

Professor Henry BrodatyProfessor Henry Brodaty AO is an internationally recognised authority on ageing and dementia. He is Scientia Professor of Ageing and Mental Health, Director of the Dementia Collaborative Research Centre and Co-Director of the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing at the University of New South Wales; Director of Aged Care Psychiatry and Head of the Memory Disorders Clinic, Prince of Wales Hospital.

Recently Professor Brodaty won the ‘Nobel Prize for Ageing’ - the Ryman Prize for 2016, an international prize for his outstanding career in researching dementia.

In 2012 he was appointed Montefiore Chair of Healthy Brain Ageing, a collaborative research partnership between Montefiore Home, UNSW and the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) to facilitate research into dementia and identify best practice for practical application within Montefiore’s residential aged care facilities.

As our Ambassador, Professor Brodaty’s expertise and insight enhances the Home’s ability to provide the highest standards of care and quality of life to our residents.

 

David Gonski AC

David-GonskiDavid Gonski AC is one of Australia's most distinguished business leaders and corporate citizens, recognised for his service to education and the arts through charitable support and the development of policy initiatives; and to business, law, commerce and the community through philanthropic activities.

He was appointed to the Order of Australia as an Officer (AO) in 2002, received the Centenary Medal in 2003, and was appointed as a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) in 2007.

David is Chairman of Investec (Australia) Limited, the Guardians of the Future Fund, Coca-Cola Amatil Limited and Ingeus Ltd. He is Chancellor of the University of New South Wales, Chairman of the National E Health Transition Authority Ltd, the UNSW Foundation Ltd, Swiss Re Life & Health Australia Ltd and the Sydney Theatre Company. He is also a Director of Infrastructure NSW. Over the years David has given his unstinting support to Montefiore Home.