Welcome to the very first edition of ‘The Diverse Edition’. This magazine is a MyAccess initiative, allowing students of the MyAccess class to gain experience in the workplace putting together the magazine from planning to interviewing, researching, editing and printing. The Diverse Edition will be produced monthly, with articles written by all the students from […]
About Cathy Harper
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Entries by Cathy Harper
The Diversitat Healthy Living Centre and the City of Greater Geelong are proud to offer local community members a limited number of positions in the Healthy Community Cooking Program. The aim of the program is to provide information and support for participants to enable them to cook healthy tasty meals for their families at home. […]
Over the years Diversitat has provided a range of options to assist Geelong residents with a refugee background be reunited with their family. This year we have had remarkable success with family reunification through our Fee for Service program run by Grazia Shrimpton, and our Community Support Program Coordinated by Taniya Wader. All migration services […]
Our Dumpling Day in partnership with Colac Neighbourhood House and Australian Lamb Company was a great success with over 120 people attending and 1,000 dumplings being made and eaten. We were invited to watch the Geelong Cats and were able to fill a bus from Colac with Sudanese and […]
On Friday 10th May, Staff, GECC members and supporters surprised Michael with a party celebrating 25 years at Diversitat. Hilarious stories were shared, delicious food was eaten and dancing filled the floor. Michael has made a huge impact for multicultural Australia and he won’t be stopping anytime soon. Congratulations!
The Base Hospitality officially on 23rd of May today by MP Jaclyn Symes, MP Christine Couzens, staff from the Department of Justice and Community Safety and other VIP’s acknowledging how important the space is for the disadvantaged, disengaged and CALD communities and individuals in the region. The Base Hospitality delivers training and hands on work […]
We are hosting a major Fundraising Dinner with an evening of amazing cuisine and entertainment with a focus on rising above extreme adversity. You will be entertained by local cultural dance groups, delicious food made by local refugee families and a silent auction. All money raised will be put towards services to assist individuals seeking […]
Diversitat Futsal Academy is an early intervention pilot project for refugee youth aged 14-18 years and resides in Geelong. The Program aims to build resilience through increasing access to positive role modelling for at-risk young people, promote equal opportunity and access to opportunities in the broader community while building personal capacity to deal with confronting […]
On Thursday 23rd May, Diversitat’s Healthy Living Centre hosted Australia’s Cancer Council Biggest Morning Tea. We hosted over 90 guests who enjoyed a selection of sweet and savoury treats, raffle, open auction and had our very own Jasmin Finlay guest speak about her own personal battle with this horrendous disease. Reclink and Leisure Networks also […]
Improving employment opportunities for recently arrived refugees. The aim of the project is to help you improve your knowledge and skills about employment and improve your chances of getting work. How will this happen? You will receive training to prepare you for work and learn how to find work. We will help you identify an […]