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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 […]


AMCS at the 26th Anatolian Alevi Festival

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Last Sunday, AMCS attended the 26th Anatolian Alevi Festival in Coburg Lake Reserve. It was a great opportunity to speak to seniors in the Turkish community and members of the Alevi Community Council of Australia, experience Turkish culture, food and the Turkish kahve (coffee). It was also an occasion to talk with the committee members […]


Multicultural Tree Project

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Last week, AMCS had a meeting with the Westvale Community Centre’s Men’s Shed and the coordinators of the Westvale Community Centre to discuss our new initiative, the SWAMIH project. This project aims to reduce isolation for culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) seniors and also engage the community by having seniors share their wisdom. The first […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Multicultural Leadership Course at Maidstone

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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 AMCS’ CEO Elizabeth Drozd, who had also been the Victorian Multicultural Commissioner from 2008 to 2015. The course is prepared specifically for migrant community leaders and representatives. Available topics: -What is […]


Fun, Food and Fitness at the Multicultural Social Group Open Day Geelong

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Fun, food and fitness was the theme for the October 12 open day of one of our most active groups in Geelong The event showcased just what you can expect from joining such a group. It was a day filled with craft, traditional food and even a ZUMBA class! Please enjoy this selection of photos […]


CALD Mentoring Starting Saturday 29 Sept.

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Another CALD Mentoring group starts on Saturday the 29th of September. WOULD YOU LIKE TO WORK IN AGED CARE? What’s on offer? This is a unique opportunity if you are interested in commencing a career in one of the fastest growing industries in Australia, aged care. Six weeks x5 hour sessions will be run during […]


A First Trip to Frankston

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Recently AMCS organised an outing for the St George Senior Women Group (St Albans) to enjoy lunch at Sofia Restaurant in Frankston. The group spent a couple of hours strolling on the pier and enjoying the scenic water and sights around them. For many it was their first trip over to the Frankston area and […]