The Colac Sudanese Community were invited to visit the Lorne Lifesaving Club mid December. They had a fantastic day, met some great staff including the man who jumps from helicopters to save people in the water! They were given rides on surfboards, life saving boats and shown all around the club, including gym, sleeping quarters […]
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Our hard working volunteers deserve a break so the Oppe Shoppe will be closed from Friday December 22 and will re-open on Wednesday 10th January. We kindly asked that donations to be delivered to the shop when we re-open. Many thanks and we wish all our volunteers and customers a wonderful and safe break.
We are proud to announce another successful year with our School-based Apprenticeship and Traineeship (SbAT) and Vocational Education and Training in Schools (VETiS) program at Diversitat Training with the best results yet. This year we ran SbAT and VETiS programs in: • Early Childhood Education and Care • Horticulture • Hospitality • Screen and Media […]
Please note that all Diversitat Offices will be closed for the holiday period from Friday 22nd December and re-open on Monday 8th January. We like to take this opportunity to thank all our staff, volunteers and supporters that have assisted us over the year and may you all have a safe and wonderful break.
Entries are now open for the inaugural Pulse Film Festival! The theme is ‘Reflections of Culture’ – how will you interpret this with your film? To help our filmmakers, the Pulse will be holding free scripting and filmmaking workshops. To register, or to find out more visit: thepulsefilmfestival.com
The Humanitarian Settlement Program (HSP) began in July 2017 with it previously called Humanitarian Settlement Services (HSSS), and Diversitat began caring for the HSS clients in 2008. With 10 staff members, the HSP assists refugees, providing them with nothing but the best support and care to address their needs. Primarily funded by the Government, the […]
Proudly established in 2013, Diversability provides services and support for their many clients with disability. Diversability specialises in working with people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds with disability and their families. Diversability’s services are provided to their clients under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Mainly funded through the NDIS and philanthropic trusts, […]
Diversitat’s Aged Support provides nothing but the the upmost care and support for its elderly clients who walk through their doors. Aged Support’s main aim is to help elderly people remain at home for as long as possible before entering into residential care. Aged Support assists both the clients and carers to help make this […]
The Diversitat Youth Department began its proud journey over 15 years ago, starting off as the SWEET (Success With Education, Employment and Training) Program. Originally beginning with 10 students, the Department has since grown, and now has up to 80 students enrolled. Students come from varying degrees of wellbeing background issues, including homelessness, drug and […]
Diversitat began supporting Asylum seekers in October 2012, after government funding became available. This was in response to the increased numbers of boat arrivals on Australian shores. Initially, the program was called the Community Assistance Support/Asylum Seeker Assistance Scheme (CAS/ASAS) program, and it was delivered through the Adult Multicultural Education Services (AMES). Through its initial […]