Co.As.It. Italian Association of Assistance was established in 1968 to promote the Italian language and culture in NSW and to assist the growing number of migrants arriving from Italy.

Co.As.It. has grown to offer language classes to adults and children as well as a range of community programs including aged care services. Co.As.It. also runs an independent primary school, the Italian Bilingual School, with the NSW curriculum delivered in Italian and English.

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“Our Italian heritage enables us to meet the diverse and evolving needs of the community by enhancing quality of life and providing opportunities for lifelong learning.”

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Waltzing Matilda at IBS: One family’s choice to give the gift of language

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Jodie Meidling has no Italian heritage nor does her English husband, Chris. However, their two daughters, Matilda and Annika, speak Italian fluently. Jodie credits her love of the Belpaese to…

How to ‘Tune In’ to Mental Health Month

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October is when we celebrate and acknowledge Mental Health Month in Australia. The theme for this year is ‘Tune In’ which is all about being present in the moment, increasing…

Strategies For Approaching Life After Lockdown

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2021 has certainly been a challenging year for our country, and many others around the world. At Co.As.It. we have continued to provide support to the Italian-Australian community throughout this…