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Hon Paul Papalia CSC MLA, Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Interests visited our office yesterday. He met with our management, staff and attended a meeting with CEO's from other multicultural organisations and relevant stakeholders to discuss important issues regarding the elderly from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. We are very grateful that Mr Papalia chose us to host this important event.Hon @[1532688713623366:274:Paul Papalia CSC MLA], Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Interests visited our office yesterday. He met with our management, staff and attended a meeting with CEO's from other multicultural organisations and relevant stakeholders to discuss important issues regarding the elderly from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. We are very grateful that Mr Papalia chose us to host this important event. ... See MoreSee Less

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Hon Paul Papalia CSC MLA, Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Interests visited our office yesterday. He met with our management, staff and attended a meeting with CEOs from other multicultural organisations and relevant stakeholders to discuss important issues regarding the elderly from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. We are very grateful that Mr Papalia chose us to host this important event.

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It was a very good meeting, well organized by Umbrella thanks

Finally a minister who actually understands multicultural interests! The last minister was extremely out of touch 🙄

Umbrella's Santa and our CEO, Anna Harrison visited the Men's Shed group last Friday. Of Course Santa bought presents to all the members. ... See MoreSee Less

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Umbrellas Santa  and our CEO, Anna Harrison visited the Mens Shed group last Friday. Of Course Santa bought presents to all the members.

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I like this .😍

Internet Cafe, Spanish Home@Home groups celebrated the festive season together with a very special outing to the Imaginarium VR in Perth.

The Imaginarium Virtual Reality Discovery Centre, located at enex Shopping Centre in the heart of Perth. Members of the social support groups were able to experience Christmas in VR as they helped Santa's elves frantically pack presents in the Dreamatorium's high-end shared virtual reality space.

Thank you to the fantastic staff at
Imaginarium VR who made the experience very special.

After the Virtual Reality experience, all groups attended a picnic in the park with a special visit from our CEO, Anna Harrison and of course from the Umbrella Santa Clause!Internet Cafe, Spanish Home@Home groups celebrated the festive season together with a very special outing to the @[1716976495210645:274:Imaginarium VR] in Perth.

The Imaginarium Virtual Reality Discovery Centre, located at enex Shopping Centre in the heart of Perth. Members of the social support groups were able to experience Christmas in VR as they helped Santa's elves frantically pack presents in the Dreamatorium's high-end shared virtual reality space.

Thank you to the fantastic staff at
Imaginarium VR who made the experience very special.

After the Virtual Reality experience, all groups attended a picnic in the park with a special visit from our CEO, Anna Harrison and of course from the Umbrella Santa Clause!
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Internet Cafe, Spanish Home@Home groups celebrated the festive season together with a very special outing to the Imaginarium VR in Perth.The Imaginarium Virtual Reality Discovery Centre, located at enex Shopping Centre in the heart of Perth. Members of the social support groups were able to experience Christmas in VR as they helped Santas elves frantically pack presents in the Dreamatoriums high-end shared virtual reality space.Thank you to the fantastic staff at
Imaginarium VR who made the experience very special.After the Virtual Reality experience, all groups attended a picnic in the park with a special visit from our CEO, Anna Harrison and of course from the Umbrella Santa Clause!

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Thank you Danusiu it was brave excursion and you were all brave and wonderful

Getting unwanted telemarketing calls? Sign up to the Do Not Call Register!

Registration of your personal mobile and fixed line numbers is confidential, fast, easy and free! Just visit www.donotcall.gov.au or call 1300 792 958.

Once your number is registered, telemarketers should not call you unless they have your permission.Getting unwanted telemarketing calls? Sign up to the Do Not Call Register!

Registration of your personal mobile and fixed line numbers is confidential, fast, easy and free! Just visit www.donotcall.gov.au or call 1300 792 958.

Once your number is registered, telemarketers should not call you unless they have your permission.
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Getting unwanted telemarketing calls? Sign up to the Do Not Call Register!Registration of your personal mobile and fixed line numbers is confidential, fast, easy and free! Just visit www.donotcall.gov.au or call 1300 792 958.Once your number is registered, telemarketers should not call you unless they have your permission.

In the digital age an understanding of cyber security is so critical - unfortunately seniors don't always get the opportunity to learn these invaluable skills.

Earlier this year I delivered on my $10,000 election commitment to assist Umbrella Community Care in running a series of Cyber Security Workshops for seniors in the local area. Last Friday at the Dianella Library - City of Stirling I had the chance to see these workshops in action, teaching basic social media security skills and how to protect personal information online.

Well done to the City of Stirling and the Umbrella Community Care team!
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Marriage Equality has just happened - Love has won!Love has won.

Officially.
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Marriage Equality has just happened - Love has won!

Lisa Baker Speech
We would like to say a huge thank you to Lisa Baker MLA for taking her time to acknowledge in the WA Parliament that our amazing CEO, Anna Harrison, was one of the finalists at this year’s HESTA Aged Care Awards . We are very grateful for Lisa’s support and very proud of Anna’s achievements!

The transcription of her speech:

UMBRELLA MULTICULTURAL COMMUNITY CARE SERVICES
Statement by Member for Maylands

“MS L.L. BAKER (Maylands — Deputy Speaker) [12.58 pm]: I would like to take this opportunity to give my heartfelt congratulations to Umbrella Multicultural Community Care Services. Last week, Anna Harrison, chief executive officer of Umbrella, was recognised for her contribution to improving the quality of life for older Australians. Anna was named one of 12 finalists from across Australia in the HESTA Aged Care Awards for establishing Umbrella some 17 years ago. Umbrella is a not-for-profit aged-care service based in Bedford that celebrates the individual and cultural diversity of its clients. I have witnessed the passion Anna puts into the organisation’s important work in delivering high-quality and culturally-appropriate services to people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, as well as gender diverse backgrounds. In the City of Bayswater, almost 40 percent of the population were born overseas and 27 percent are from non-English speaking countries. Umbrella works in the Maylands electorate, as well as in wider metropolitan Perth, with older people who are socially isolated to deliver aged-care services to over 500 seniors from 52 different countries. The programs are designed to assist older people to remain living independently in their homes by providing them with flexibility and choice in how their care and support is provided. This year, as part of WA Labor’s Local Projects, Local Jobs initiative, we were able to provide $30 000 to enable Umbrella to purchase a new van. This van has already been used to transport hundreds of clients. I am proud that Umbrella Multicultural Community Care Services is providing services in my electorate and I congratulate Anna for realising the need for this service and having the drive to establish it 17 years ago. “
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Lisa Baker Speech

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This is fantastic. What an incredible effort. Congratulations Anna Harrison from Umbrella Community Care!

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