About Us

To provide the highest level of person centred care and support to our residents, families and the local community

Port Macquarie is the Regional Hub of New South Wales’ beautiful Mid North Coast. Voted as the best climate in Australia, Port Macquarie enjoys a year round average temperature of 27 degrees. One hour by plane from Sydney and Brisbane and an easy 4 hour drive to Sydney makes Port Macquarie a great destination for friends and family to visit.

Garden Village is centrally located with access by foot, car or bus to many local shopping destinations, clubs, fishing spots and beaches. Close by is the local Base Hospital as well as plenty of choice for other health services.

CEO
Craig Wearne

With over 27 years of experience in the aged care and health environment, reporting to the Board of Directors, Craig provides strategic and operational leadership to Garden Village. “Garden Village is a premier and leading aged care and retirement living provider in the Hastings. Our care, staffing and support to all of our residents is at an unsurpassed level, and the Board of Directors and I are passionate at ensuring we provide the highest level of person centred care and support to residents and families”.

Senior Finance & HR Manager
Linda Sothern

Linda has extensive financial, systems compliance and risk and HR experience gained over 30 years in commercial and state owned corporations both locally and overseas. Industries worked in include utilities, health and technology and chartered accounting. Linda is a CPA and holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting), a Master’s in Business Administration and is completing a Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance. Joining Garden Village in 2018 Linda is responsible for our finance, human resource and administration functions.

Leah Sorensen

Operations Manager
Cassie Simadas

Cassie joined our team in 2016 after 12 years of experience in Sales, Marketing and Administration Management. As Operations Manager Cassie is responsible for our Retirement Community, Sales and Marketing as well as support services within the organisation. With a strong background in customer services, Cassie brings a customer centric approach to her role .

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