Understanding Family Reunion and Using Website/Online lodgement options

Canberra Multicultural Community Forum (CMCF) in partnership with Department of Immigration and Border Protection invite you to

A Free Community Workshop. Mr James Hinder, from the Department of Immigration, will be addressing questions raised by the audience on issues relating:Understanding Family Reunion and Using the Website/Online lodgement options at www.border.gov.au

  • When:             Sunday 19th of November 2017, 1:00pm to 3.30pm
  • Venue:            180 London Circuit, Theo Notaras Multicultural Centre, Function Room.

Afternoon tea provided

Strictly limited number of attendees, please register with secretary.cmcf@gmail.coIf the workshop is full, you can go on the waiting list for the next one planned in early December 2017.

CMCF AGM Wednesday 8 November

  • Time: 6.30 for 7.00pm start
  • Date: Wednesday 8 November 2017
  • Venue: Level 2, Function Room, Theo Notaras Multicultural Centre, 180 London Crt, Civic
  • Light refreshments will be served

Nominations for Executive Committee Positions (2017-2019 (2 year term, 2017-2019):

  • Nominations for all positions on the Executive Committee are open and must reach the Secretary no later than close of business (5:00pm), Wednesday, 1 November 2017 (seven days before the AGM). Nomination forms are available from the CMCF secretary at secretary.cmcf@gmail.com
  • Please note if you are considering to nominate for a position, you will be required to attend monthly meetings (that means arriving on time and staying to the completion of the meeting), participate in and help organise programs and events, and nominate to take some of the workload and deliver projects as required.

In accordance with CMCF’s constitution only delegates representing Organizations with full financial membership and Life members are eligible to vote at the AGM. Please confirm and notify any change of delegate to attend the AGM at least three (3) days before (i.e. 5pm Saturday 4th November 2017).

No proxy votes are permitted; only delegates representing eligible voting members present at the AGM can vote. Confirmation of delegate attendance can be sent to secretary.cmcf@gmail.com

Associate Members who are financial can be nominated and elected to the Executive Committee, however there can only be a maximum of five (5) Associate Committee Members.

Annual subscriptions were due on 1 July 2017 and must be paid before the commencement of the AGM at 6.30 pm on 8th November 2017. New members who have joined after 12th October 2017 are not eligible to vote at this AGM.



Health Care Consumers’ Association (HCCA) online public survey

Health Care Consumers’ Association (HCCA) is undertaking an online public survey to identify:to identify:

  • What quality and safety in health care means to you
  • Areas for improvement in the quality and safety of health care services provided by ACT Health; and
  • Identify priorities for action for ACT Health

ACT Health (the state government department responsible for a range of publicly funded health services in the ACT) is in the process of developing their Quality and Safety Strategy which will focus on person centred, safe and effective care.

ACT Health have asked HCCA to collect information from consumers on what high  quality and safe care means to you. The information collected from this survey will be given to ACT Health to ensure that the views of the ACT community are included in planning health services for the future.

The link to the survey can be found here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HCCAQualityandSafety

If you have any questions or queries, please email Sally Deacon at sallydeacon@hcca.org.au