News & events

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
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
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
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...