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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...
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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June 12, 2018
The Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing are thrilled to announce the finalists 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. We are delighted to be hosting a...
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...
May 17, 2018
We are delighted that the ever-inspiring Australia's first Professor of Transcultural Nursing, Dr Olga Kanitsaki AM will join us as a speaker at the Cultural Diversity in Ageing Conference on Friday 15 June, discussing Consumer Directed Care (CDC) and vulnerable aged people. Among many outstanding achievements, Dr Kanitsaki is a 2017 Victorian Honour Roll of Women recipient and the former Head...