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March 12, 2020

 My Aged Care has translated 18 flyers covering a range of information, such as Your pathway to accessing a Home Care Package and Steps to enter an aged care home, into 22 languages.

March 12, 2020
The Eastern Sector Development Team have created a number of short films that share personal stories from consumers and staff, and provide advice and good practice in regards to diversity, inclusion, wellness and reablement. Using personal stories supports us in learning new and innovative ways to develop and deliver services that respond to the diverse experiences, interest and needs of...
March 12, 2020
The Board of Imams Victoria, supported by the Australian Multicultural Foundation, has published a resource titled “An Introductory Resource Manual: Islam and Living in Australia”.The resource was developed after the Board of Imams Victoria recognised the need to produce endorsed responses and talking points for religious leaders to specific topics that can often be misrepresented or...
March 12, 2020
Compass is a national website navigating elder abuse in Australia. Created by Elder Abuse Action Australia (EAAA), with funding from the Australian Government Attorney-General’s Department, Compass aims to create a national focus on elder abuse by raising awareness of this growing social issue, and simplify the process of connecting people to services and information tackling elder abuse. The...
March 12, 2020
Registrations are now open for the CALDWays 2020 Conference to be held on 28 & 29 May 2020 in Canberra. Hosted by Multicultural Communities Council of Illawarra, the conference aims to equip senior managers and team leaders with tools, tips and practical strategies to create genuinely inclusive and culturally intelligent care services. Early Bird Discount ends 31 March 2020. Details and...
March 12, 2020
A Taste of Harmony is an annual event that provides Australian workplaces with the opportunity to celebrate the diversity in their workforce. A Taste of Harmony will take place in the week of 16–27 March, 2020. Funded by the Scanlon Foundation, workplaces are asked to register and then organise a lunch or afternoon/morning tea and encourage workers to bring a dish that represents their cultural...
March 12, 2020
Victoria's largest multicultural celebration, Cultural Diversity Week will be held from 21 – 29 March 2020. Hosted by the Victorian Multicultural Commission the theme this year is ‘Curiosity. Conversation. Community.’ and includes a suite of activities and events across Victoria. Read more
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...