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Previous newsletters

  • August 2020 - This newsletter includes multilingual resources on COVID-19, mental wellbeing support services, face masks, test isolation payment, worker support payment, how to access services you need ATO help for your first tax time, bereavement, eating disorders, Hepatitis B, oral health and more.
  • July 2020 - This newsletter includes multilingual resources on COVID-19, JobKeeper, tax essentials, Centrelink, parenting, meaningful ageing and elder abuse, discrimination, interpreters, family violence and more.
  • June 2020 - This newsletter focused on multilingual resources on early childhood intervention, volunteering, working with interpreters by phone in a family violence setting, business support, testing for COVID-19 in Victoria, telehealth, home care during COVID-19, industry code for visiting residential aged care homes during COVID-19, diabetes and more.
  • May 2020 - This newsletter focused on multilingual resources on Family Violence, Victoria's return to school plan, Influenza vaccination, Legal issues, Telehealth, Centrelink services and other ‘hot’ topics related to COVID-19.
  • April 2020 - This newsletter focused on multilingual resources on Covid19 (coronavirus), flu vaccine, eye health, parenting, food safety and work rights.
  • February 2020 - This newsletter focused on multilingual bushfire information to support affected Victorian communities with fire preparation, safety, trauma recovery, and survival.
  • December 2019 - This newsletter focused on our achievements and new resources on fire safety, cancer screening, Thunderstorm Asthma, extreme heat, Gout, HIV/AIDS and disability.
  • November 2019 - This newsletter focused on multilingual resources about Diabetes, Men's health, Women's health, Children's health, Parenting, Mental health, Centrelink and more.
  • August-September 2019 - This newsletter focused on multilingual resources about women's health, the launch of a new contraception guide, safe use of prescription medications, bowel cancer, alcohol, children and asthma, whooping cough vaccination, migrant workers rights, My Aged Care and NDIS complaints.
  • June 2019 - June 2019 newsletter focused on multilingual resources about voluntary assisted dying, CALD carers, food labelling, allergic reaction to packaged food, e-safety for women, NDIS, palliative care, flu and Australian healthcare services
  • April 2019 - April 2019 newsletter focused on new multilingual resources about housing, first aid, influenza, Australian health care, safe and healthy internet use, dementia, first aid treatment for anaphylaxis and how to give the EpiPen.
  • February 2019 - February 2019 newsletter focused on long-term trauma recovery, parenting and starting primary school, children's health, disability, NDIS and autism, contraception, female cutting, forced marriage and human trafficking, aged care and palliative care, hepatitis B, information about getting your licence, buying and registering a car in Victoria, water safety and cancer screening.
  • December 2018 - December 2018 newsletter focused on Health Translations podcast series, translated resources about diabetes, asthma, disability, hepatitis, immunisation, advanced care planning, family violence, eSafety for families and human rights.
  • October 2018 - October newsletter focused on translated resources about Centrelink, Mental health, Eye health, Down syndrome, End of Life Care, Voluntary assisted dying, Safescript, Sexually transmissible infections (STIs), NDIS, Carers and Breast cancer.
  • September 2018 - September newsletter focused on translated resources about women's health, toxic smoke, children with autism, drugs, my health record, thunderstorm asthma, prostate cancer and stroke.
  • July 2018 - July newsletter featured new translated resources about breast cancer screening, diabetes, bowel cancer, asthma, palliative care, consumer rights and money management for culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities.
  • 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.
  • Nov 2017 - November news focus on extending the HTD into human services and promotes new videos and glossaries about navigating the Victorian health systems, metastatic breast cancer, safety and injury prevention for children, parenting in pictures and children oral health. .
  • October 2017 - October news focus on translated resources on thunderstorm asthma, flu, measles, autism spectrum, kids mental health, domestic violence and more.
  • June 2017 - June newsletter focuses on the extension of funding for the directory, bowel cancer awareness month, world continence week, national diabetes week, world hepatitis day and national pain week.
  • April 2017 - April news include new resources about breast cancer support, healthy kids eating and physical activity tips, a range of legal issue, mental health and immunisation.
  • March 2017 - March highlights include new resources about drug treatment, thunderstorm asthma plus oral health, kidney, measles and tuberculosis. Resources for newly-arrived refugees from Syria or Iraq and news on refugee health checks area also included.
  • February 2017 - February news include new multilingual resources developed by the Heart Foundation that explain the importance of having good heart health. DHHS new Language Services Policy and resources for newly-arrived refugees from Syria or Iraq, Children with autism and catch-up vaccination are also included.
  • January 2017 - January news promote resources for newly-arrived refugees from Syria to understanding the medical system, how to use medicines correctly, getting medical help on the weekend. audio visual resources from our content partners Raising Children Network, Continence Foundation Australia, Alzheimer's Australia.
  • December 2016 - This month we introduce new resources on AIDS/ HIV (World AIDS Day), domestic violence, mental health, oral health resources, children’s health, understanding health and health services, Parkinson and Alzheimer’s disease.
  • September 2016 - This month we look at multilingual resources about Dementia. Dementia Awareness Month is a good reason to access a range of valuable information, available in many different languages.
  • August 2016 - Safer and wiser use of medicines, is an important health topic covered this month. We have some useful multilingual resources in support of Medicine Wise Week.

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