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Howzat! Moving For Life project supporting community cricket for seniors

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The Moving For Life project will be supporting Club 60 Tarneit, a group of multicultural seniors from the Indian community in Tarneit. They are a skilled group of cricket players- having won a tournament trophy this year- and are eager to get their training on for some upcoming games! The Moving For Life project will […]


A beautiful way to spend a Monday!

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On the 21st of October, a group of AMCS volunteers and clients went on an active outing in nature and did a day walk in the beautiful setting of Dandenong Ranges Botanic Gardens where many sorts of rhododendron flowers were in bloom. This outing was supported also by our Moving for Life project, encouraging seniors […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Day Out Blueberry Picking

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We had an excited collection of seniors, carers and volunteers who arrived at our office in Maidstone yesterday. On the agenda for the day was an outing to Victoria’s lovely countryside, to pick blueberries. We organised a comfortable bus which took them to the Otway Blueberries farm in Gellibrand Victoria. Although the weather was quite […]


FREE Friday Senior Table Tennis (Mandarin & Cantonese)

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This is your opportunity to stay active and have fun. Making friends while speaking your own language. AMCS Are running Friday Senior Table Tennis! The group is mainly made up of people speaking Mandarin & Cantonese however if you really want to come and do not speak those languages, please speak with Tammy anyway, if we get […]