Category Archives: Feature

Annual Report 2019-2020

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We are pleased to share our Annual Report for 2019-2020. AMCS Annual Report 2019-2020


Knitting Competition

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Knitting competition Knitting Competition Flyer Make a child happy this festive season and knit a toy. AMCS Community Connectors’ Knitting Café invite you to: Register your interest by 27 December 2020. Produce the knitted toy and submit an image by 11 January 2021. Voting for the best toy will open 18 – 22 January on […]


Multicultural Festival – “The Whole Village into One Digital Stage”

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‘The Whole Village into One Digital Stage’, a free online multicultural festival, is coming 18–22 January 2021, 10:00am to 2:00pm. Learn about Bendigo’s Chinese heritage through the Golden Dragon Museum and an interview with one of its volunteers as well as a presentation about the local Kum Too family, and discover Westgarthtown, a historic German […]


AMCS Pen Pal Project featured on The AGE

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  We are very proud of all Australian Multicultural Community Services (AMCS) efforts to reduce social isolation amongst culturally and linguistically diverse seniors during coronavirus pandemic, and it’s amazing to see the Pen Pal Project mentioned in the media! Thank you to the RACV Community Foundation for your support to make this happen. If you […]


Zoom Talks for Healthy Ageing

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During Seniors Week 2020, Australian Multicultural Services have organised Free Zoom Talks with several guest speakers exploring a range of subjects including healthy eating, Seniors Rights, and financial planning for your retirement. Ngaire Hobbins Dietitian will be our first guest speaker discussing “Eat to Cheat Ageing”. Free Zoom sessions are not just for seniors but […]


NEW Community Connectors Project!

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Community Connectors – Friendship Cafes and Window Talks for Seniors Project           In response to COVID–19 pandemic situation, AMCS has established ‘Community Connectors – Friendship Cafes and Window Talks for Seniors’ project to provide ongoing support for multicultural seniors to get connected with their community members, increase participation in social activities and […]


Staff Profile: Shereen Quartarone

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Shereen Quartarone 1. How long have you been working at AMCS? I have been working for AMCS since March 2020. 2. Tell us about your role at AMCS? I am a Care Advisor. My role is to work with people who have been allocated a Home Care Package, assisting them to manage their funds and […]


Client Profile: Meet Rocco Surace

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Meet Rocco Surace Rocco has lived in Australia for almost 70 years and migrated to Australia in 1951 with his brother from a small country town in southern Italy. The place where he grew up was a small community where everyone knew each other and it was also where Rocco first learned how to garden […]


A heartfelt thanks to our Volunteers!

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    AMCS Volunteers help us make such a big difference to the lives of many of our clients. We value our volunteers and are thankful for their interest and dedication in supporting multicultural seniors, particularly during the pandemic. Our committed volunteers visit seniors in their homes or aged care facilities and offer support in […]


Read the September/October edition of the ‘Together’ Newsletter

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Please click the link below to access the September/October Newsletter: September/October edition of the ‘Together’ newsletter