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4Oth Birthday Party

On Saturday 10th December we celebrated our 40th Birthday Party at the Northern Community Hub. Over 200 Staff and Geelong Ethnic Community Council reps and their families were provided with a yummy lunch provided by the local Indonesian, Greek, Filipino and Maori communities, plenty of games, jumping castles, Henna painting and of course Birthday Cake. […]

Support for a Multicultural Geelong

The Andrews Labor Government is providing a $1.47 million boost to support diverse and disadvantaged communities in Geelong and the South West Region. On Friday 2nd December, Multicultural Affairs Minister Robin Scott joined Member for Lara John Eren and Member for Geelong Chris Couzens to announce the funding for local charity group, Diversitat, which works […]

A Year to Remember

Diversitat Aged Supports’ annual dinner, suitably titled ‘A Year to Remember’, was held on Thursday 24th November. The monumental event was held at the Macedonian Club in Batesford – which is a truly lovely venue. A Year to Remember is a celebration of the year past. It is an opportunity for our clients and their […]

Christmas Appeal

The Diversitat Christmas Appeal has been established to provide much needed social support to elderly people from multicultural communities within the Geelong and Barwon region. Last year alone, Diversitat Aged Support assisted over 580 clients, from 27 different countries of birth with 21 languages other than English. Diversitat Aged Support provides social support programs designed […]

Diversitat Mud Challenge

Mud = Mad School was never this good. Where else do you get to slide through mud pits, crawl through drain pipes, shinny along rope bridges, climb mountains of sludge, scoff sausages, and wave to friends on Channel 31 — all in the name of getting an Education? Answer: Diversitat Thanks to Northern Bay Secondary […]

Diversitat AGM

On Thursday 19th November Diversitat held their AGM with many thanks going out to staff, volunteers and GECC members for their tremendous work over the year. After 40 years, one of the founding members of the Geelong Ethnic Communities Council is still a member and was awarded on the night. John Eren MP spoke about […]

94.7 The Pulse Solar Radio Fund

94.7 The Pulse FM is Geelong’s Community Radio Station. They broadcast over 80 Radio programs, including 16 multicultural language programs and a weekly TV show, for nearly 250,000 people. That uses a lot of energy from their 130 volunteers, and a lot of electricity. They are determined to be a SOLAR RADIO station. They are […]