News & events

March 21, 2018
The Cultural Diversity in Ageing Conference 2018 will be held on Friday 15 June at the iconic Arts Centre Melbourne. This year’s theme, Setting Standards, showcases the latest range of initiatives that support inclusive practice in the aged care sector. The Conference provides a platform for aged care service managers and leaders to explore how they can work towards implementing organisation...
March 18, 2018
National Ageing Research Institute (NARI) will be working with Aged Care Assessment Teams to trial videoconferencing technology with interpreters for aged care assessments. The interpreter will be in a different location to the assessment worker, older person and family. This project will contribute to the health and wellbeing of older Australians from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse...
October 10, 2017
Multicultural Leadership Course Australian Multicultural Community Services (AMCS) has 34 years’ experience in providing home care to multicultural seniors. AMCS has recently rolled out an exciting new course that has resonated with Victorian multicultural communities. Our MLC course is designed by Elizabeth Drozd, CEO of AMCS and former Victorian Multicultural Commissioner. The course is...
January 31, 2018
The Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing is proud to announce the release of a new study ‘Ageing in Australia: country of birth and language preferences of residents in aged care facilities’. The study provides an overview of utilisation rates among people born in non-English-speaking countries and/or who have a preferred language other than English. The results demonstrate a substantial...
October 10, 2017
We are delighted to have been invited to speak at Advancing Community Cohesion Conference. The paper entitled ‘Ageing in Australia - a Time of Exclusion for Many’ will be presented by Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing Manager, Ljubica Petrov. The Conference will bring together Australian and international delegates to consider the broad range of challenges to social cohesion. Delegates...