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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 […]


Make your MOVE for Better Ageing

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An exciting opportunity is available for seniors aged 65 and over across Victoria, to engage in an enjoyable range of FREE physical activity groups designed to improve overall health and well-being. Thanks to $1.8M in federal funding provided through the Sport Australia Move It AUS – Better Ageing Grant Program, Australian Multicultural Community Services has […]


Free Course: Introduction to Office Skills

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AMCS is providing a FREE introduction to office skills course (Short administration pre-accredited course). The course is free for a maximum of 30 people, so please book your place by Friday 28th June, 2019. Download the course flyer here Contact Faten on 0487 202 309 or email: projects@amcservices.org.au Start Date: Saturday 29/06/2019 Address: Suite 111, […]


Free Fitness Programs for Seniors

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As part of our Moving for Life – The Way I Like It project, AMCS has partnered up with Maribyrnong Aquatic Centre to provide a range of free fitness activities for seniors aged 65 years and over. These activities are designed to be fun, safe and engaging in order to increase physical activity in the […]


Cruising Along the Yarra River

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Last week, two groups of our clients enjoyed a ferry cruise from Williamstown to Southbank Promenade in the city. Melbourne weather can be fickle, cloudy on one day and sunny the next, but there was no doubt from the smiles on both groups’ faces that everyone had a wonderful time. Coffee and morning tea was […]


Reconnecting with Nature: A Trip to Marysville

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Earlier in the year, the Maranatha Club, a polish group in Dandenong went on an excursion to Marysville and visited the magnificent Steavenson Falls, as well as the Buxton Trout and Salmon Farm. On the way there, towering trees could be seen all around but nothing could compare to the beauty and height of the […]


Opening Event for the ‘Moving For Life – The Way I Like It’ Project

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Yesterday, AMCS held an event for the new ‘Moving For Life – The Way I Like It’ project and we were so grateful to have an ABC News crew come along to cover the event. The new project was launched after AMCS was chosen to receive federal funding of $1.8 million by the Sport Australia […]


Volunteer Morning Tea at AMCS

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Today we had some of our individual support volunteers meet together for a morning tea and a presentation hosted by our volunteer coordinators. It was a chance for everyone to introduce themselves and talk about their shared experiences as volunteers and also a great opportunity for AMCS to recruit potential ambassadors who can provide information […]