empowering people with disabilities from ethnic backgrounds!
  • ArtAbility® 2014 - Transitional Spaces ArtAbility® 2014 - Transitional Spaces

    ArtAbility® is an inspiring visual arts program run by ADEC that unites a range of talented artists of all ages, from a variety of cultures who are living with a disability.

  • Host Exhibition Host Exhibition

    ADEC are offering interested organisations an opportunity to host the ‘Fighting for Equality’ exhibition. 

  • ADEC Mental Health Forum 2014 ADEC Mental Health Forum 2014

    Possession: A Mental Health Problem or Something More?

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Latest News & Events

ADEC 2014 Annual General Meeting

Craig and Alpha at ADEC 2014 Mental Health ForumADEC takes great pleasure in inviting you to our 2014 Annual General Meeting.  


GUEST SPEAKER: Mr Eddie Micallef


Currently Chairperson of Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV), the peak policy and advocacy body representing diverse multicultural communities in Victoria.


ADEC Presentation: Indian Seniors Social Club Wyndham

Indian Seniors Social Club leftThe Indian Seniors Social Club from Wyndham requested a presentation on “Alzheimer’s, Dementia and Depression” for their community. Dianne rose to the challenge.

The Club meet regularly on the last Saturday of every month and are led by Nirmal Pathik...

Update - Peehu Gupta - Planned Activities Program Coordinator at ADEC

Approved photo smallThe Groups Activities area has entered an interesting phase. We are currently trying to set up new groups in the west of Melbourne. Very soon, we will start with two High Needs Arabic groups. We may also start a Karen Support Group, Sudanese Support Group and a Greek Carers Support Group in the near future. We have recently started with a new Afghan Wellbeing Group too. Owing to the great success of the Afghan exercise classes last year, we were fortunate enough to get funding again from the City of Casey to continue providing the exercise classes this year.