Welcome to our section on working with culturally and linguistically diverse people and communities.

One in five Queenslanders are born overseas, more than a third are either overseas born or have at least one parent born overseas, Queenslanders speak more than 220 languages and approximately one in 10 Queenslanders speaks a language other than English at home.

It is estimated that there are approximately 203,000 persons of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds in Queensland and many reside in remote communities retaining their own language.

Amparo Advocacy have recently released factsheets about the National Disability Insurance Scheme, translated into 33 languages.

The Queensland Accessing Interpreters Working Group (QAIWG) have recently developed a policy guideline and policy template on engaging and working with interpreters to model how organisations can manage access to interpreters for clients with difficulty communicating in English.

You can also access mental health resources for multicultural people.

In this section you will find news, resources and more information about working with culturally and linguistically diverse people.

 

This project addresses the importance of culturally appropriate service delivery and disability sector development needs specifically relating to communication. The project aims to enhance the capacity and capability of the disability sector to assist people from a culturally and linguistically...
The Anti-Discrimination Commissioner, Kevin Cocks recently released a video message calling on the Queensland community to stand united against acts of vilification, intimidation and racial and religious hatred. He encouraged victims and bystanders to report incidents to the Anti-Discrimination...
The Community page on the Australian Department of Human Services website is now live. You can access it here The Community section focuses on providing the relevant information and resources for community groups, representative bodies, welfare organisations and advocacy groups who support...
We’ve all been a bystander at one time or another. You hear or see something racist, feel uncomfortable, want to say or do something but aren’t sure what. Standing up to racism shows the target of the racist behaviour that you don’t support it and can be a powerful sign of support. It can also make...
The first Australian Census data analysis of young people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. FIND OUT MORE : Read the report here .
This award recognises the efforts of individuals and organisations, with any or no religious affiliation, that have done the most to improve understanding between Muslims and non-Muslims in Australia. The award: widely disseminates good practices that make a significant contribution to improving...
Australia is considered to be one of the world’s major ‘immigration nations‘ (together with New Zealand, Canada and the United States of America (USA). Since 1945, when the first federal immigration portfolio was created, over 7.5 million people have settled here and Australia’s overseas-born...
The Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia (FECCA) has released a new series of factsheets, developed in conjunction with industry experts and professionals, aimed at fostering greater awareness and appreciation of cultural diversity in Australian workplaces. Comprised of a series...
Joining the Conversation is a toolkit for ethnic communities to engage with the media and become positive spokespeople for their communities. This capacity-building project was established to help Queensland’s diverse communities learn about how to promote correct and positive stories in the media...
The CALD Community Learning project offers employment pathways for culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) Queenslanders in Brisbane, Moreton Bay and Rockhampton by providing culturally appropriate individualized support to undertake and successfully complete vocational training. The project...

Pages

Your search yielded no results

There may not be any content with your search criteria.

  • Check if your spelling is correct.
  • Remove quotes around phrases to search for each word individually. bike shed will often show more results than "bike shed".
  • Consider loosening your query with OR. bike OR shed will often show more results than bike shed.

See videos from StudioQ related to this topic

Share or Print