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Free Multicultural Leadership Course

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  AMCS is inviting ethnic community leaders and all interested individuals to participate in a free Multicultural Leadership Course. The course will be conducted by Elizabeth Drozd, AMCS’ CEO and former Victorian Multicultural Commissioner. The course is prepared specifically for migrant community leaders and representatives, but anyone is welcome. Start Date: Tuesday 1st October, 2019 […]


Moving For Life Project is in the News!

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  We are proud to announce that AMCS Project Coordinator Linzee Gordon has been featured in Seniors News to share all the fantastic work that has been done in the Moving For Life – The Way I Like It project! To read the interview and more about what the project has achieved so far see […]


Creating Dementia-Friendly Communities

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With support from Dementia Australia, AMCS have been conducting workshops about how we can do more to create dementia-friendly communities. So far we have had two workshops co-designed and facilitated by AMCS and Impacto Consulting, with attendance from carers, professionals in the field and seniors with dementia. These discussions have allowed us to collect valuable […]


Keeping Muscles Strong and Healthy!

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  On Wednesday 28th August, AMCS hosted the Monthly Support Worker Meeting which included training for manual handling.   Support workers were taught some important exercises to help keep muscles strong before and after completing manual handling procedures.  


Getting active with Zumba!

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Last week, our Polish and Multicultural social support groups participated in a Zumba class organised by the Moving For Life – The Way I Like It program. The classes are specially designed to be safe and beneficial for seniors to participate in, so if you are 65 years and above, register now to know how […]


A Visit to Hope Vale Town, Queensland

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Australian Multicultural Community Services participates in the government funded Service Development Assistance Panel (SDAP). The SDAP program provides assistance to eligible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander aged care service providers located in remote or very remote areas Rural and remote service providers have greater challenges, particularly with the cost of service provision, workforce and access […]


Free Home and Disability Short Course

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AMCS is offering a FREE Home and Disability short course for those interested in working in the home and disability care sector. The course will be starting on Saturday 3rd of August at our office in Maidstone (Suite 111, 44-56 Hampstead Rd, Maidstone, VIC, 3012). The course will run for 5 weeks every Saturday, where […]


Public Transport Discount for Carers

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From Monday 1st July, the Parliamentary Secretary for Carers has announced that there will be half-priced public transport for carers. The details for these new changes are listed below: From 1st July 2019, Victorians holding a Victorian Carer Card and Carers Myki will be able to obtain: A 50% discount on trains, trams and buses, […]


What a view! – An Excursion to Arthur’s Seat

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This week, a group of clients went on an excursion to Arthurs Seat, a mountain summit that is 314 metres high. Weightless and suspended in air, the group travelled by gondola that offered a beautiful panoramic view of Port Philip Bay and the winding roads of the Mornington Peninsula. After a hearty lunch specially prepared […]


Job Opening – HR Business Partner

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We are seeking a HR Business Partner to join our team at AMCS! We are a community organisation that has been supporting seniors for over 35 years. At AMCS we embrace cultural diversity, and aim to support seniors from diverse cultural backgrounds by providing them with services that can help them continue to live independently […]