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September 05, 2019
Bookings are now open for the Inclusive Approach to Service Delivery in Aged Care workshops. These will be delivered nationally by organisations funded under the Partners in Culturally Appropriate Care initiative, members of the PICAC Alliance. Workshops has been designed to assist aged care providers implement an inclusive approach to service delivery. This approach is in keeping with the Aged...
August 06, 2019
We are excited to once again be involved in the Victorian Seniors Festival - Celebration Day. The day marks the beginning of a week of more than 2,500 events being run across the state. Together with colleagues from a number of aged care services, we will be handing out information about aged care services in many different languages. Come visit the Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing...
August 06, 2019
Congratulations to Ljubica Petrov, Manager Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing, for receiving the inaugural Ageing in a Foreign Land Award at the 5th International Conference on Ageing in a Foreign Land held at Flinders University. The Ageing in a Foreign Land Award aims to celebrate the achievements and contributions of people from a broad range of backgrounds who are recognised by their...
August 06, 2019
This year’s Australia Association of Gerontology (AAG) Conference theme is “Coming of Age Together – New ways of acting and knowing”. It will focus on the importance of both enabling and appreciating the contributions that older people make to their families, communities and society. The Conference theme also acknowledges that opportunities for advancement are not evenly spread across the...
August 06, 2019
The National LGBTI Health Alliance Silver Rainbow Project and Val’s LGBTI Ageing and Aged Care, in association with The Coming Back Out Ball are convening the 4th National lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBT&I) Ageing and Aged Care Conference, in Melbourne, Australia – 24 & 25 October 2019. Register here
August 06, 2019
The Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia’s biennial conference is taking place in Hobart Tasmania on 9-11 October 2019. The theme this year is ‘Purpose, Leadership and Progress: 40 years and beyond’ and celebrates both FECCA’s and the Multicultural Council of Tasmania’s, 40th years of progressing multiculturalism in Australia. Register here
August 06, 2019
A new profile has been published providing population data of the indigenous communities in the Northern Territory. The data covers population, work and income, education and households and housing statistics. The profile has been developed by id. Read more
August 06, 2019

SBS has launched an interactive website which allows exploration of diversity in every Australian suburb. The data, which includes ancestry, age, religion and birthplace, can be used to identify the composition of your local community and to plan services.

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August 06, 2019
The Federation of Ethnic Communities' Councils of Australia (FECCA) has been funded by the Organ and Tissue Authority to raise awareness about organ donation in culturally and linguistically diverse communities. This includes a series of information events taking place across Australia throughout Donate Life Week and throughout August. A short video has been developed to help start the...
August 06, 2019
Dementia Australia has released a Communique which outlines priorities and recommendations that have been developed by people living with dementia, their families and carers. This work is part of Dementia Australia’s commitment to raising the quality of dementia care in the context of the new Aged Care Quality Standards. Read more
August 06, 2019
The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services has published a document which provides an overview about voluntary assisted dying with information on background, law, access and how it works. The document is available on the Health Translations website and can be downloaded in Arabic, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Punjabi, Sinhalese, Spanish and...
August 06, 2019

Meaningful Ageing Australia has released a series of short films designed to help aged care providers to meet the spiritual care needs of consumers in the context of the new Aged Care Quality Standards.  

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