Entries by Cathy Harper

Gimme Shelter – fundraiser for Geelong’s Asylum-seeker and Refugee families

Featuring: DAN BRODIE, FREYA JOSEPHINE HOLLICK, SARAH CARROLL and RIFLEBIRDS Where:      The Workers Club, Geelong When:       Friday 23 June (Refugee Week), doors from 8 pm Tickets:    $15 (plus booking fee) from spinninghalf.oztix.com.au, $20 on the door Facebook event: www.facebook.com/events/126447444571047/ Gimme Shelter, The Workers Club, Spinning Half and Diversitat present Gimme Shelter, a grocery fundraiser for […]

Healthy Living Centre update

The new Healthy Living Centre is starting to take shape, with the construction phase now over 50 % complete, you really get a feel of the design and flow of the building. The two storey centre will be home to the Aged Support community groups providing 5 light filled activity rooms offering a range of […]

Hear Our Stories

‘Hear Our Stories’ is a free ten week program that commenced on February 2017 with the aim of teaching participants the secrets of good public speaking and how to deal with the media. Some of the subjects covered in this program were: how to tell a personal story, how to handle difficult questions and how […]

Melbourne Bach Choir Inc​ presents All Night Vigil (Vespers) at St Mary of the Angels Basilica, Geelong​

The service will be sung in the conservative Slavic liturgical language used by the Orthodox Church in Bulgaria, Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, Russia, Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Republic of Macedonia and Ukraine. Translations will be provided for audiences. Tickets are be $30 (Full and senior)and $25 concession. Children and school students will […]

National Volunteer Week

Diversitat is proud and privileged to be supported by over 700+ dedicated volunteers who work alongside our employees, supporting our high quality services provided for a broad range of clients across the organisation. This week is National Volunteer Week where we say an extra Thank You to our dedicated and passionate volunteers. Without our volunteers, […]

Mentoring opportunities open now!

Have you ever thought of mentoring? Do you know young people from a refugee background are 3 times less likely to find employment compared with those born in Australia? In Diversitat’s Equip program we are looking for mentors to help motivated young people understand the world of work,  job search and further education?   Information […]

A look at The Base

Beginning as ‘Hand-Break Turn’ by a church group in the year 2000, the department was established once many of the tech schools within the Geelong region began to disseminate. This gave the disengaged youth, who were not suited towards the mainstream school environment, a destination to gain hands-on experience within various fields, including spray painting, […]

Geelong Wholefoods Cafe Now Open!

We are excited to announce that Geelong Wholefoods Pantry and Kitchen is now open! After months of renovation, refurbishment, sourcing local healthy foods and great staff, we are delighted to see the cafe now open to the public. Now at 70-72 Mercer Street Geelong, Wholefoods will provide a bigger and better cafe and shop to […]

Karen Meal at Aged Support

On Friday 7th April, Diversitat’s Aged Support area played host to the 3rd event as part of our Friday Meals Program for 2017. We were treated to a two course traditional Karen meal of Daw Bout – fragrant fried rice with marinated chicken drumsticks, followed by sweet green coconut rice for dessert. The delicious meal […]