News & events

January 31, 2018
The Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing is proud to announce the release of a new study ‘Ageing in Australia: country of birth and language preferences of residents in aged care facilities’. The study provides an overview of utilisation rates among people born in non-English-speaking countries and/or who have a preferred language other than English. The results demonstrate a substantial...
October 10, 2017
Multicultural Leadership Course Australian Multicultural Community Services (AMCS) has 34 years’ experience in providing home care to multicultural seniors. AMCS has recently rolled out an exciting new course that has resonated with Victorian multicultural communities. Our MLC course is designed by Elizabeth Drozd, CEO of AMCS and former Victorian Multicultural Commissioner. The course is...
October 10, 2017
Congratulations to Bolton Clarke for being recognized as a leader in partnering with consumers from diverse backgrounds at the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency’s 2017 Better Practice Awards. The award, for the organisation’s Partnering with Consumers for Diversity Model, a consumer engagement model, which was developed and tested over 10 years. The model involves collaborating with community...
October 10, 2017
We are delighted to have been invited to speak at Advancing Community Cohesion Conference. The paper entitled ‘Ageing in Australia - a Time of Exclusion for Many’ will be presented by Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing Manager, Ljubica Petrov. The Conference will bring together Australian and international delegates to consider the broad range of challenges to social cohesion. Delegates...
October 10, 2017
Congratulations to Jewish Care Victoria for receiving a Best Practice Commendation Award from the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency at the Better Practice conference in Sydney on 17 August 2017. The award was received for Jewish Care’s unique and innovative customer satisfaction survey methodology that was developed four years ago by its Research Quality Innovation and Policy Unit. The survey...