Inquiry into Support for Older Victorians from Migrant and Refugee Backgrounds


Submissions from organisations are now closed. If you would like to make a late submission, email the secretariat at

Submissions from older Victorians from culturally diverse backgrounds

Submissions from older Victorians from culturally diverse backgrounds and those with lived experience can be made up until 31 January 2022. To assist with your submission, please see the guidelines for Making a Written Submission to a Parliamentary Committee. You can also access an pdfEasy English Guide 849.89 KB on making a submission.

The Committee is accepting audio contributions and submissions either written or spoken in other languages from older Victorians from culturally diverse backgrounds. The Committee will have these translated. In addition, you can make a submission using the following methods:

  1. Email to
  2. Use the Make a Submission form
  3. Post a hardcopy to

    The Committee Manager
    Legislative Assembly Legal and Social Issues Committee
    Parliament House, Spring Street

All submissions should include:

  • Your full name
  • Contact details (either a postal address or phone number)
  • The text of your submission or an attachment containing your submission
  • A clear indication if you are seeking confidentiality or would like the submission to be name withheld.


The Committee has also developed a survey is to assist older people from culturally diverse backgrounds make a submission. It is available in Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Italian, Greek, Vietnamese, Arabic, Punjabi, Hindi, Tagalog and Dari. You can request hard copies of the survey by contacting the Committee Secretariat or complete it online. 

Access the survey here.

If you have any questions about the inquiry, please contact the Committee Secretariat.


All submissions are public documents (and may be published on the Committee’s website) unless confidentiality is requested and granted by the Committee.  Please note that submissions will be published on this page as they are processed by the Committee.  Your name will be published with your submission, but your contact details will be removed.

1. pdfBallarat African Association Inc395.61 KB

2. pdfDr Bruce Baer Arnold748.80 KB

3. pdfAnge Kenos508.55 KB


5. pdfNada Filipovic53.85 KB

6. Confidential

7. pdfName withheld711.74 KB

8. pdfName withheld651.65 KB

9. pdfSahar Ageed651.27 KB


11. pdfName withheld643.21 KB

12. pdfTurkish Women's Recreational Group653.68 KB

13. pdfName withheld643.86 KB

14. pdfDr Wilfred Wang166.00 KB

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 December 2021