Servicing the Italian community since 1968
aged care
Aged care services
resource centre
Resource Centre
Supporting the needs of teachers and students of Italian from pre-school through to tertiary level
For teachers and school students
CO.AS.IT. offers classes, resources and special events for school teachers and students.
Italian Historical Society
A vibrant collection on Italian immigration and settlement in Australia
Creating strong communities
Interested in joining a social club? Volunteering? Or just attending one of the many cultural events?
Museo Italiano
A permanent exhibition of material relating to Italian immigration to Australia
CO.AS.IT. and Covid-19

Information and Resources on Vaccination for COVID-19

 CO.AS.IT. has organised an online info session for the Italian Community on the vaccination program. 
It's scheduled for the 24th of September and it will be conducted in Italian. Follow this link for more info.

Also, please browse the following documents and videos we collected on COVID-19:

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Culture and events

All events
  • Bruno Leti. Exactitude. Works of the 80s and beyond.

    Bruno Leti. Exactitude. Works of the 80s and beyond.

    Exhibition: 26 June – 25 August 2021 (extended). Tues-Fri 10AM-5PM; Sat 1-5PM. Free entry.

    CO.AS.IT., 199 Faraday St, Carlton VIC 3053

    Exactitude ( esattezza ) is the third of Italo Calvino’s seminal Six Memos for the Next Millennium ( Lezioni americane. Sei proposte per il prossimo millennio ), written in 1985 and first published in

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  • 3MBS Dante700 Festival

    3MBS Dante700 Festival

    CO.AS.IT. is proud to invite you to the 3MBS Dante700 Festival, a musical-artistic-literary tour de force across the inspiration provided by the work of Dante Alighieri for over seven centuries. As event partners of the Festival’s lecture series, we, together with the Dante Alighieri Society of Melbourne , look forward to
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  • Romance and Glamour, Migrants and Mavericks.

    Romance and Glamour, Migrants and Mavericks.

    Explore the history of Italian food on a walk around Melbourne with Dr Tania Cammarano.

    Dates: Saturday 6 and Saturday 27 November 2021.

    Time: 2-5PM.

    Meeting place: Between the Royal Exhibition Building and the Hochgurtel Fountain, Carlton.

    Registration essential (max 15 participants).

    How did the food of widely despised and

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A significant story – una storia importante

This year CO.AS.IT. has celebrated its 50th anniversary with a series of special events and commemorative publications.

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