Welcome to

Sherryn McMahon - Regional Manager


19-25 Anderson Road
VIC 3429
Call us: 1800 52 72 72
  • Memory Support Unit
  • Private rooms with private ensuite
  • Shared rooms and ensuite

Complete with sweeping verandas, landscaped gardens and secluded courtyards, and with garden views from each generously sized room, Japara’s federation-style Gonnawarra aged care home will charm you.

Whether you’re looking for permanent aged care services or short-term residential respite care, our passionate staff and 24-7 clinical care will provide you with the support you need to enjoy a rich quality of life.

Our engaging lifestyle program provides each resident with stimulation, while our location, backing on to picturesque Sunbury parkland, provides the ideal place to call home. In every way, at Goonawarra we want you to enjoy the best quality of life which Japara can offer.

Download your copy of our brochure here.

Where are we?

Nearby amenities and attractions:

  • Goonawarra Medical Centre and Day Hospital

    4.6 km, 9 min drive from home.

  • Sunbury Lion's Park

    2.2 km, 4 min drive from home.

  • St Anne's Church

    2 km, 3 min drive from home.

Features & Services

Place your cursor over the icons below to find out more about our leading services:

Special occasions
We like to cherish your special moments, such as birthdays, wedding anniversaries, and festive celebrations.
Professional chef
Our professional chef uses fresh, seasonal ingredients to prepare healthy, hearty and delicious meals.
Patio & garden areas
Beautiful communal gardens and courtyards where you can enjoy the fresh air, relax in the sun, or practice your gardening skills.
Leisure & lifestyle programs
Our extensive lifestyle programs provide entertainment, socialisation and therapeutic activities both on and offsite.
All our homes are dementia-friendly environments, ensuring safety and wellbeing of all our residents, helping everyone to live life as usual.
Respite care
Short-term respite stays designed to give both you and your carer a well deserved break from daily routine.
24/7 nursing care
Qualified nursing staff are available round the clock to ensure your clinical needs are met with continuous support.
Personalised care plans
Our person-centric approach means you'll receive a bespoke care service tailored to your individual needs and preferences.

Accommodation fees

Description RAD DAP*
Classic Companion

Shared room, shared ensuite

$295,000 $32.65

Single room, private ensuite

$395,000 $43.72

Single room, private ensuite

$470,000 $52.02

* Prices correct as of 1 April 2021 and are subject to change.

DAP calculator


How much can you pay outright?

Part-payment deposit

How much can you optionally contribute? (Based on current MPIR of 4.04%)

Daily Accommodation Payment

Based on the asking RAD of $295,000 and an optional part payment deposit of $0, the DAP is $32.65. This DAP calculation is to be used as a guide only.

Read more about fees and charges or visit the Australian Government’s Ageing and Aged Care website to learn about fees, charges and payments.