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About Us

Welcome to the introductory pages of Slovenian Welfare & Information Office Inc.

On 28 January 2005, representative members of the Slovenian community in Victoria, held a meeting to establish the Welfare and Information Office.

Our mission is to:

  • assist elderly citizens within the Victorian Slovenian Community in their needs,
  • assist in the relief of poverty amongst elderly Slovenian in Victoria
  • provide information and guidance in relation to health, pension and general welfare requirements,
  • organize cultural and social activities
  • arrange visits and consultation with elderly and sick members of Victorian Slovenian Community
  • give advice to Slovenians on their problems :
    • Slovenian Pension, Slovenian Shares, Slovenian Citizenship, Slovenian Property problems etc. (Refer to Secretary of Slovenian Embassy.)
    • Australian Pension, Medical and accommodation assistance, travelling assistance for handicapped people etc. (Refer to Centrelink printed information in Office.)
  • Arrange where possible to assist people in need and ascertain their requirements,
  • Organize social activities, outings and Bus trips as per requirements,
  • To offer assistance and information with regards to general needs within the Slovenian Community.

For general enquiries you can contact us on +61 409 478 635, leaving a voicemail message if we do not answer, or you can send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Our office address is:

19 A'Beckett Street, Kew, Victoria 3101.

Our office is open every Sunday (except the second) and every first and third Thursday of the month from 11am to 12pm, and only by prior arrangement. Make an appointment by contacting the President on +61 3 9459 2163 or the Secretary on +61 3 9795 8550. You can also send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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