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Bryan Lipmann - Melburnian of the Year

by Comms

At a gala Award ceremony on Saturday 14 November 2015, Melbourne Lord Mayor Robert Doyle announced that Wintringham founder and CEO, Bryan Lipmann AM, is now Melburnian of the Year.

Watch this short video which was shown on Channel Seven's New Year's Eve telecast: Melburnian of the Year

The Award acknowledges Bryan's outstanding contribution to the life of Melbourne through the work of the company he founded and continues to run - Wintringham Specialist Aged Care.

Since its inception 1989, Bryan has ensured that Wintringham has focused its expanding housing and aged care services on older people facing the horrors of homelessness. The company is renowned for providing permanent exits to homelessness and for applying social justice principles in all it does. 

"I am overwhelmed by the unexpected honour of this," Bryan said, "but I am also glad to live in a city where the importance of Wintringham's work is understood and supported.

"I am very proud of our work," he said. "We are a successful not-for-profit business ensuring that older citizens, regardless of income or lifestyle, receive the quality and range of services they are entitled to."

City of Melbourne Announcement

Article in The Weekly Review

Article in Australian Ageing Agenda

Bryan's acceptance speech

Derryn Hinch article about Bryan

Melburnian of the Year Video

Bryan is pictured with his wife, artist Dot Lipmann.

dot and bryan


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