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Heath Translations Expansion Celebration, May 15
The Centre for Culture, Ethnicity & Health was delighted to have over 100 members from the health, multicultural & translations sector attending the Health Translations expansion celebration. Among the presenters on the day were, the Minister for Multicultural Affairs, The Hon. Robin Scott MP, human rights lawyer Zione Walker-Nthenda, The Royal Children's Hospital, The Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, CEHs Health Literacy team, NAATI and the Department of Human Services Multilingual Phone Service.

There are now 16,000+ resources available on Health Translations including Easy English and AUSLAN. Take a look at the expanded directory and let us know what you think!

Easy English resources are now available on Health Translations!
The Centre for Culture, Ethnicity & Health and Scope are working together to add Easy English resources to Health Translations.
Easy English is a style of writing that has been developed to provide understandable, concise information for people with a limited ability to read and write in English.

If you have quality Easy English resources, with original English versions, contact us and we'll add them to the directory. Send an email to Sabina Tresise and include both links to your Easy English and to your original English documents.
Expansion of Health Translations
Due to the success of the directory, which has close to 600 unique visitors daily, we are now expanding this valuable resource to include new categories such as disability, ageing, mental health, child and family services, family violence, housing and sport and recreation.
Health Translations is an online library funded by the Victorian government, which provides links to more than 15,000 translated health and wellbeing resources produced in Australia, in over 100 languages.
You can search by topic, language or organisation. All resources are checked for quality so you know you are accessing reliable and up to date information. Read more

Sport and recreation
We are now expanding the directory to include a Sport and Recreation category.
To continue to effectively expand and promote the Sport and Recreation category, we need your help. Read more

Housing
We are now expanding the directory to include housing resources on a range of topics and issues.
To continue to effectively expand and promote the housing category, we need your help. Read more

Children, Family Services and Family Violence
We are now expanding the directory to include new categories such as Children and Family Services and Family Violence.
To continue to effectively expand and promote the Children and Families categories, we need your help. Read more

Newsletters

  • May 2018 - May newsletter focused on translated resources about Centrelink, Medicare, Fire Safety, Flu vaccination, Lung health, and launch a resource for newly-arrived Syrians and Iraqis living in the north of Melbourne.
  • March 2018 - March newsletter focused on translated resources about women’s health, workplace rights, emergencies, family violence, age care and disability.
  • February 2018 - February news showcased translated resources relevant to the season. Heat, sun, and high temperatures can be easily managed if you know what to do. Read our translated summer health resources and learn how to cope with heat stress, stay hydrated and be informed about water, sun and fire safety too.
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The Health Translations Directory is always improving

The Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health has been contracted to manage and improve Health Translations. We are regularly reviewing our collection and improving your experience of the directory. We rely on your contributions. If you are aware of a multilingual health resource, produced in Australia, please register it here or let us know.