• Medi-Aid Centre Foundation
  • Medi-Aid Centre Foundation
  • Medi-Aid Centre Foundation
  • Medi-Aid Centre Foundation
  • Medi-Aid Centre Foundation
  • Medi-Aid Centre Foundation
  • Medi-Aid Centre Foundation
  • Medi-Aid Centre Foundation
  • Medi-Aid Centre Foundation
  • Medi-Aid Centre Foundation
  • Medi-Aid Centre Foundation
  • Medi-Aid Centre Foundation
  • Medi-Aid Centre Foundation
  • Medi-Aid Centre Foundation
  • Medi-Aid Centre Foundation
  • Medi-Aid Centre Foundation
  • Medi-Aid Centre Foundation
  • Medi-Aid Centre Foundation
  • Medi-Aid Centre Foundation
Medi-Aid Centre Foundation was incorporated on June 28 1973 as a Public Company limited by guarantee and not having a share capital under the Public Companies Act 1961. Since that time, amendments were made by Special Resolutions and registered on May 1, 1978, and June 23, 2006, to include various statutory requirements.

The business and general affairs of the Company are under the management of the Committee. The number of Members of the Committee may number from five to nine, but usually the number is seven. From this the following officers are elected by the Committee: The Chairperson, Deputy Chairperson, Honorary Treasurer, and Honorary Secretary.

As at January 1, 2014, the Members of the Committee are:

  • Dr John F Knight AM Chairperson
  • Mr Peter M Knight Hon Secretary/Treasurer
  • Dr Carolyn Catton
  • Dr Geoffrey Heise
  • Mr John Brennan OAM
  • Dr Leon Clark
  • Dr John Beattie OAM
  • Mr David Swain


Further details of these Members are as follows -

Dr John F Knight AM, MB BS
Dr. J Knight is the Founder of Medi-Aid Centre Foundation, along with his wife Mrs. Noreen Knight, a Registered Nurse. He graduated from Medicine at Sydney University in February 1953. Since then he has worked as a General Medical Practitioner in the country (for three years), and then at Eastwood and North Ryde, Sydney suburbs. He is a Member of the Australian Medical Association, Life Member of the Ku-Ring-Gai District Medical Association (a medical group affiliated with the AMA). He was awarded the Order of Australia (AM) in 1999, for services to elderly Australians, and also for an extensive career in the media promoting good health for Australians

Mr Peter Knight M.Ec CA FCPA
Mr Knight completed his Economics and Masters Degrees at Macquarie University

Dr Carolyn Catton MB BS
Dr. Catton graduated from Medicine at the University of Queensland in 1975. She worked at Mackay and Toowoomba hospitals in Queensland as a medical officer then Launceston Hospital for a year. She then accepted an appointment to a large Hong Kong Hospital where she worked for the next fifteen years. Carolyn returned to Brisbane where she now works as a family practitioner in the medical practice operated for many years by her parents who were both general practitioners and members of the Medi-Aid committee.

Dr Geoffrey Heise MB, BS, BSc

Dr. Heise graduated from University of NSW in 1978. He then worked as RMO at St Vincent’s Hospital then the Sydney Adventist Hospital (did FMP) and has been a family general practitioner firstly in a solo then group practice at Beecroft, Sydney. He is an active member of the Australian Medical Association, and its affiliate the Ku-Ring-Gai District Medical Association (where he was President). He has been very active in doctor training programmes.

Mr John Brennan OAM

Mr Brennan has guided Sydney radio over a lifetime, and is best known for his remarkable ability at connecting with the public, knowing what they want to hear on the airwaves. He served rural radio at Wagga Wagga, before returning to Sydney to take Radio 2SM to the leading position where it stayed for many years. He later moved to Radio 2UE, and similarly moved this to the Number One position in Sydney. Here it stayed for many years. With management changes, he then moved to Radio 2GB, and similarly brought that station to No One position. His unusual talent is with people, discovering and training “new talent”, teaching and training them until their names often became household names in radio. Mr Brennan was awarded the OAM for his contribution to society via the media of radio. He has been the instigator of a vast range of benevolent and goodwill initiatives to benefit society.

Dr Leon Clark MB, BS(Syd),1968,MRCOG (1972) FRANZ COG (1979) FRCOG (1987) FAICD (2013)                                                                                                                                                                               Dr Clark commenced his career as an Obstretrician and Gynaecologist, subsequently specializing in Infertility and In Vitro Fertilisation and commenced his career in senior hospital management as Medical Executive Officer at Sydney Adventist Hospital in 1991. In 2002 he was appointed Chief Executive Officer and then subsequently Group Chief Executive Officer with the formation of the Adventist HealthCare Group in 2012.  Subsequent to becoming Chief Executive Officer, Dr Clark transformed Sydney Adventist Hospital from a loss-making organization to one with an industry-leading profit margin and annual revenue now in excess of $400 million.  He currently heads a hospital development program which will increase the inpatient overnight beds at Sydney Adventist Hospital to 540, with a total bed count in excess of 800.

Dr John Beattie 

Dr Beattie 

Mr David Swain BLegs, LLM, Dip Crim                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Mr Swain graduated in Law from Macquarie University and Sydney University.  He is a solicitor of the NSW Supreme Court and High Court of Australia. David worked for the Attorney General's Department, Local Courts Administration, Legal Aid Commission, NSW Health Department, Health Care Complaints Commission and Department of Premier and Cabinet.  He has been a Justice of the Peace, Coroner, Law Lecturer at the University of Technology Sydney and Legal Member of the Chiropractors Board and Council.  David is a Member of the State Emergency Service (SES), Law Society of NSW and Northern Metropolitan Law Society.  He is also an Executive Member of the Greater Sydney Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

 

 

HOME COOKED MEALS ARE BEST

Specially when done by a proper chef and you are not in the kitchen. Thats why many seniors move to Vimiera Retirement Village in the Sydney suburb of Eastwood. Also, your linen maybe provided and laundered, domestic chores carried out, lawns, gardening and outside maintenance ate attended to. 24/7 on site management and security are all part of the scene.

Easy On Your Finances

Operated by Mediaid Centre Foundation , a non-profit PBI and Charity, Medi Aid provides housing across all socio-economic levels. Medi Aids Vimiera Retirement Village is resident funded (similar to church and community organisations, although much easier on your pocket.)

Located on public bus transport, near Macquarie Centre (and the new Epping and Chatswood railway link). It is near churches, banks, RTA, doctors and medical centres and pharmacies. It has its own lovely park, Dr Dr James Wright. says.

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