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May 02, 2019
The Australian Government has announced a new Charter of Aged Care Rights. Coming into effect on 1 July 2019 the Charter sets out what consumers, their families, carers and representatives can expect from all Government-subsidised aged care providers. The Charter applies to consumers receiving residential care, home care packages, flexible care and services provided under the Commonwealth Home...
May 02, 2019
The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has published information in 31 languages. The information outlines the work of the Commission and invites submissions from people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. The Commission promotes the use of language services and will accept submissions in languages other than English. Read More
May 02, 2019

The Federal Government has announced a $290,000 funding boost to the Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia (FECCA) so it can continue to represent and advocate for culturally and linguistically diverse older Australians in the aged care sector.

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May 02, 2019
The Australian Government Department of Health has released action plans under the Aged Care Diversity Framework to assist aged care service providers to address specific barriers and challenges faced by older people with diverse characteristics and life experiences. One of these plans focuses on supporting people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Guides on implementing the...
June 25, 2018
The Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing is thrilled to announce the winners for the Cultural Diversity in Ageing Excellence Awards 2018 . Congratulations to the following organisations and individuals who have demonstrated outstanding work in recognising and promoting excellence in the provision of culturally inclusive aged care services across Australia. Winners were announced at the...