Entries by Cathy Harper

Pako Festa 2019 Event in Review

Wow what a day! Pako Festa 2019 saw well over 100,000 people getting together to embrace and celebrate our fantastic ethnic diversity on a perfect summers day! From 9am when the first people arrived until 5.00pm when the last tired revelers headed home, the event provided a fabulous showcase of our cultural diversity. People danced, […]

Volunteers required at Licola Camp for refugee children

Licola camp is looking for volunteers to attend a five day camp from Monday 8th April 2019 to Friday 12th April 2019. As a volunteer you will be supervising 10 children from our refugee communities, as well as other underprivileged children, aged between 8 and 11 years Title of position: Volunteer-house parent/assistant house parent or assistant activity leader or general duties […]

Aged Support Clients Serenade the Crowd at Pako Festa 2019

We had an incredible ‘first’ for Diversitat Aged Support recently. 25 clients performed as the Voci D’ora (Golden Voices) Choir on the West Park Stage at the 2019 Pako Festa!! It was the first time we have ever taken our clients (in our 23 year history) along to the excitement of the huge event. WOW-EE […]

Pako Festa is near!

Diversitat Pako Festa, established in 1983 is held annually on the last Saturday in February and has become an important platform to ensure that Victoria’s multicultural communities can celebrate, preserve and share cultural traditions in a meaningful way.  Pako Festa promotes a general positive awareness of the cultural diversity in the Greater Geelong Region, through a combination of […]

Reconnect: Empowering Elizabeth through training

At 19 years old, Reconnect participant Elizabeth has successfully completed a Certificate 4 in Disability through Diversitat Training in Colac. Elizabeth has worked very hard with Reconnect Mentor Natalie and has fully participated in the Colac Reconnect program over the past year. In addition to completing a certificate course she has been able to: find […]

Calendars for Sale!

Diversitat Calendars from our Aged Support Department are now for sale! They are only $10 and can be ordered at Kahlee.kendrick@diversitat.org.au or 5222 7275 They feature most national days, public and school holidays and of course our clients. They are made to order and are available now.  

3214. We’ve got each other’s back

Harmony Day is on Thursday 21 March and this year, to celebrate diversity and ‘everyone belonging’, there will be activities throughout the month of March in the 3214 postcode! There is going to be a guided cultural walk, a cultural community meal, workshops for locals to create a public artwork, a Harmony Day celebration and […]