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Latest News & Events

ADEC’s ‘Clicking Together’ Video

melADEC’s ‘Clicking Together’ Computer Classes were developed using a grant from Australia Post.

This short video was created by the Australia Post ‘Our Neighbourhood Grants Team’.

Exhibition at Mondells Café Werribee

SamirandNardinatWerribeesmallArtwork from ADEC’s Karen Carer group artists is currently on display at Mondells Café Patisserie, 33 Watton St Werribee. The exhibition runs from the 3rd - 15th of October. Two of our staff, Samia and Nardin, managed to get to the exhibition and provided a great photo.

ADEC Invites you to our 2016 AGM


2016 Annual General Meeting


ADEC takes great pleasure in inviting you to our AGM

Date: Thursday 27th of October

Self-Advocacy Training in 2016-17

myrtaSelfAdvocacysmallAction on Disability within Ethnic Communities Inc. (ADEC) is looking for participants or organisations with eligible clients who would be keen to take part in Self-Advocacy skills training. We are happy to come to your organisation or alternatively start a group (6 minimum) within reach of Werribee, Dandenong or Preston.

From Multiculturalism to Inclusion Conference - MAV

alphasmOur Senior Advocate and resident public speaker, Dr Alpha Lisimba recently spoke on behalf of ADEC at a conference organised by the Municipal Association of Victoria (MAV). The Multiculturalism to Inclusion Conference was held at the City of Greater Dandenong on the 31st of August this year. Councillors and council staff attend the conference from municipalities all over the state.

The event’s aim was to bring together local councils, community organisations and government departments to discuss their Diversity, Access and Equity policies and how these polices assist in encouraging more inclusion and citizen participation in Australia.