FULL INTERVIEW: 2023 Victorian Senior of the Year Award Winner – Max Primmer

October 23, 2023 9:21 am in by
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A Daylesford local has been recognised for his strong advocacy and his active involvement in the community.

Max Primmer received the Ageing Well Award at the 2023 Victorian Seniors of the Year Awards.

Max is well-known throughout the community, serving as an Elders Rights Advocate, supporting the LGBTQIA+ community through Alice’s Garage, and volunteering at the Daylesford Community Cinema. He volunteers at Hepburn House Aged Care Community, including regularly taking residents on outings, and leads the Ageing Disgracefully Thursday Group, fostering connections among single, widowed, or divorced seniors.

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He also visits dialysis patients to provide support, motivation, and encouragement while they undergo dialysis, and assists them with transportation for medical appointments. He is also a dedicated speaker for the National Kidney Foundation.

Max hosts radio shows, including the Hepburn Radio Breakfast and Rainbow Radio, is actively involved in the Chillout Festival, and is a narrator for Rainbow Storytime for young children.

Gold Central Victoria Reporter, Tayla Oates, sat down with Max to chat about his well-deserved award.