Wooldridge may face ban over care group

Dr Wooldridge, health minister from 1996 to 2001 under Prime Minister John Howard, was chair of Australian Property Custodian Holdings Ltd (APCHL) and owner of the Prime Retirement and Aged Care Property Trust before its collapse in 2010.

The trust managed an investment scheme that owned retirement villages in Queensland, NSW and Victoria.

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) alleged that, among other things, APCHL and its directors “failed to act