Italy’s official language is standard Italian, however many older Italians speak a regional or local dialect. Italians identify strongly with their region of origin.
Learn about the Italian mass migration to Australia post World War II and the effect it has had on the development of the Italian Australian community.
Useful resources and information for developing dementia programs, activities calendars, special events and respite programs.
Family, friends and community are at the centre of the older Italian Australian person’s way of life.
Use our map to find out about the twenty regions of the republic of Italy, identify regional foods and dialects.