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PICAC in the NT

  • Cultural Background Resources COVID-19 – May 2020 – links to key resources for information and advice about the COVID-19 pandemic
    • Please note: the Department of Health has resources available in translation here
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  • In the Northern Territory, translated resources will be published here, when available. Information about translator services in the Northern Territory is here.

In the Northern Territory the Partners in Culturally Appropriate Aged Care (PICAC) program is managed by COTA NT (also known as Council on the Ageing – Northern Territory).

A dedicated staff member works on the program and its aims to:

  • Ensure the special needs of older people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are identified and addressed
  • Improve the partnerships between aged care providers, culturally and linguistically diverse communities and the Commonwealth Department of Health & Ageing.

How this is achieved

Our Program Manager delivers the PICAC program through a wide program of activities based on networking – making connections within the NT community through events and meetings; and representation – giving CaLD seniors a voice at advisory groups and forums, service delivery and training.

Further information

To find out more about PICAC in the NT or to request tailored training for your organisation, contact the PICAC Program Manager.