O Our Team


Michael Sadler - Chairman

Michael brings vision and drive to the Eastwood Retirement board. He holds a number of other board positions, including former Chairman of the Bairnsdale Racing Club and is a Director of Village Life (Victoria) Pty Ltd. He has considerable experience consulting in the land surveying, town planning and property development industry and is Managing Director of Crowther & Sadler Pty Ltd.


Duncan Johnston - Director

Duncan brings a wealth of business, financial and statutory compliance experience to the project. He has forged strong relationships with property developers in the commercial property arena and enjoys the challenges of analysing and implementing direction to businesses. In addition Duncan brings strength in financial planning for retirees. Over the past 30 years his community and voluntary works include the following appointments:  Victorian Parks Consultative Committee 2000-2003, East Gippsland Catchment Authority 2003-2007, 10 Years as treasurer of VEDA and 6 years representing Victorian Regional Fishing Advisory Council. Duncan is committed to community and promotion of the East Gippsland region.


John Stephenson - Director

John has many years' experience in business and finance as well as the tourism and hospitality industry.

John has been a director of Gippsland Secured Investments (GSI), a former Mayor of the Town of Bairnsdale 1975-76, a past President of the Victorian Eastern Development Association (VEDA) 1985-87 and a past Chairman of The Provic Group Inc. John brings strong strategic vision to the Eastwood Retirement board.

General Manager
General Manager

Heather Rowe - General Manager

Heather brings a wealth of business management skills and acumen and has worked in many and varied businesses around Bairnsdale and is looking forward to working with the Retirement village and getting to know the residents, and how village life works.


Fiona Elmore - Administration Manager

Fiona has varied skills in administration and has worked for Centrelink through to Benetas. She has a very friendly personality and is a willing hand for any task given. Fiona brings a strong admin focus and loves helping the residents and to have a chat with them at anytime.

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Phone: (03) 5152 9300
Mobile: 0417 530 193
Location: 20 Evergreen Way Eastwood 3875

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