Experiencing financial hardship? Here are some tips to help

Many older people living on pensions or low incomes can find themselves in financial hardship. Financial counsellors can provide free advice and help you access available support. By Kay Dilger, Head of Financial Wellbeing, SECL Angelina*, 67, had recently retired and...

Community gardening project helping people with dementia

The Reminiscing Garden project in Melbourne’s south east is a creative space for family and friends impacted by dementia in a new and sustainable environment. By Norminda Forteza, Chaplain, Australian Filipino Community Services | March 21, 2023 The friendly...

Seniors kicking goals in Walking Football program

Football Victoria’s Walking Football program encourages Victorians over 55 from all walks of life to get active and bond over the beautiful game.   Launched by Football Australia in 2019, Walking Football gets men and women aged over 55 years fit and active....

Understanding Carer Needs in Multicultural Communities Forum

In partnership with Carers Victoria, ECCV is hosting an online forum on 4 April focusing on improving the wellbeing of carers from migrant and refugee backgrounds.  According to Carers Australia, there are an estimated half a million unpaid carers from culturally and...

Summer 2023 edition of Golden Years is out now

The latest edition of Golden Years is out now! If you or your organisation support seniors from migrant and refugee backgrounds, this magazine is for you. Inside, you’ll find a story about a special community garden in Melbourne’s south east that helps...

Pre-Budget Submission 2023-24

We are pleased to share ECCV’s Pre-Budget Submission 2023-24. Our submission calls on the state government to enact a long-term vision for Victoria that is creative and resilient, capable of anticipating and responding to the needs and challenges facing our...