MAC News

Timeframes for implementing the new Charter of Aged Care Rights

The new Charter of Aged Care Rights is now in effect and all providers have responsibilities, including to: give consumers a signed copy of the Charter assist consumers to understand the Charter ensure that consumers, or their authorised person, are given a reasonable...

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New Resources Launched

As part of the final celebration of MAC's 25th Anniversary, 2 new resources were launched. Designed to complement the Actions to support older Culturally and Linguistically Diverse people released by the Department of Health, earlier this year, MAC has produced A...

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PICAC program extended to 2020

The nationwide Partners in Culturally Appropriate Care (PICAC) Alliance are excited to have another year to be able to support ongoing improvements to culturally appropriate aged care.  With government commitment to seeing diversity embedded in the delivery of aged...

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CHSP funding extension 2020–2022

Funding certainty to ensure continued service provision for clients As part of the 2019 Australian Government Budget package announced yesterday, funding for the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) will be extended from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2022. Current CHSP...

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Did You Know… Easter is Celebrated in Many Cultures?

Easter is a celebration that is shared by many Christian countries. The celebrations may differ from country to country but there are also some similarities across all cultures that celebrate it. The name for Easter differs from language to language. Many of the...

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Lunar New Year Resources

Looking for Lucky packets or some lanterns to decorate for Lunar New Year? The MAC Library has both resources available for loan and decorating kits and lucky packets for sale. Download the order form to find out more.

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Holiday Closings

The MAC Office will be closed from 14 December 2018 and will reopen on 14 January 2019. The MAC Staff and Board of Management would like to wish you a joyous festive season, and hope that it is filled peace, love, and laughter.

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Lunch and Learn

9 November @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm MAC Library, 94 Henley Beach Road Mile End, 5031 Australia Join the MAC team for Lunch and Learn. Join us for a casual lunch, with other workers and MAC staff to network, learn and discuss different topics of interest in aged care....

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Aged Care Royal Commission Terms of Reference

Prime Minister Scott Morrison yesterday announced the Terms of Reference for the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety. This follows more than 5,100 submissions received from aged care consumers, families, carers, aged care workers, health professionals...

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Continued support for older CALD people

Improving outcomes for people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds in aged care policy development and service delivery. The Minister for Ageing, Ken Wyatt, recently announced the extension of the Partners in Culturally Appropriate Care...

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