Diversity, Inclusion and Equality

This ILC project aimed to increase the knowledge, skills and confidence of people with disabilities, their families and communities through a workshop based platform.

Achievements 

  • Workshops covered topics such as Equality in Society, Family violence, LGBTIQ+ Tolerance
  • Target cohort included eight CALD communities inclusive of Afghani, Arabic, Burmese, Chinese, Japanese, Karen, Turkish and Vietnamese backgrounds.
  • Development of a training program that covered important topics such as community engagement, mental health and self-care, self-advocacy, NDIS, and the My Aged Care system.
  • 6% of attendees reported an increased understanding of their human rights.
  • The project was supported by the Victorian Equal Opportunity Human Rights Commission (VEOHRC) and Australian GLBTIQ Multicultural Council (AGMC).

You can download the following resources by clicking here-

  • Key Terms and Laws Summary Booklet
  • Contacts page
  • YouTube links to Training videos

For more information about our Diversity, Inclusion and Equality project, please contact ADEC’s Capacity Building team on 9480 7000 (Option 2) or email werribee@adec.org.au.