Latest Resources

Multicultural Calendar 2020

A wall planner calendar for diversional therapists, lifestyle coordinators, and other activity coordinators.

Planning activities around cultural events is difficult to do without information about when they are.

This calendar has been developed to assist workers who organise activities for older CALD persons and others, to plan culturally appropriate activities to better enable older CALD persons to live a healthy and fulfilling life.

Download the Multicultural Calendar 2020 or contact the MAC office to order a copy.

A Guide to Best Practice Care

Supporting diversity within aged and community care

In care settings where consumers and workforce are increasingly diverse, there is need for a toolbox of strategies on how to deliver best practice care services. A guide to best practice care: supporting diversity within aged and community care is a resource designed to assist service providers to deliver best practice programs with targeted and inclusive information and services.

A Guide to Best Practice Care

Accessing Aged and Community Care Services in SA

A directory for culturally and linguistically diverse consumers

The need for information and assistance can arise at any time in your life and trying to find your way through the system of information can be very difficult.

This booklet has been developed to assist older CALD persons and their families to find the community agencies that provide services to those aged 65 years and over in their communities, to better enable them to live a healthy and fulfilling life.

Accessing Aged and Community Care Services in SA


Multicultural Aged Care produces a range of factsheets on many areas of interest in the CALD aged and community care sector. See below for a selection of the latest factsheets. Can’t find the topic you are looking for? Contact us to see if we have something available.

4As Model

Cultural Diversity Checklist

Culture, Values and Attitudes


Top 10 on Aged and Community Care


A curated selection of topical lists from the MAC Library collection, these bibliographies list resources available for loan from the MAC Library.

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander




Food & Cooking




Palliative Care



All statistics were sourced from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

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65+ LGA, by Country of Birth

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    In 2004 Rosa came to MAC with extensive knowledge and experience on education, governance and multiculturalism both at the state and national level. As CEO of the lead agency providing information, education, training and resources for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) aged and community care, Rosa highlighted, lobbied and advocated at the national level.

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