Links

Links to other websites to support your work with culturally and linguistically diverse communities.


AMES Australia                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

AMES Australia produces new arrivals (in Victoria) statistics on a quarterly and annual basis that are analysed according to cultural background, family composition and long term settlement area. Quarterly statistics are distributed via email to subscribers. 

Australian GLBTIQ Multicultural Council (AGMC)

The AGMC Inc. is a peak body for individuals/groups from a Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer multicultural background. The AGMC aims to represent the interests of Australian GLBTIQ individual/groups from multicultural backgrounds. It does this primarily by recognising the interest of GLBTIQ multicultural individuals/groups and raising their profile within the wider GLBTIQ and multicultural communities.

Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health (CEH)

CEH provides specialist information, training and support to help Australian services meet the needs of a culturally diverse population. The website has great resources including translated health information sheets.

Department of Health (DoH)

The Australian Government Department of Health has a diverse set of responsibilities, and their website provides a range of information to support your work in mental health. The DoH website provides access to a range of publications, resources, statistics and other information for both consumers and health professionals.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP)

To access monthly statistics from the Department of Immigration about numbers of people in detention and community detention by state, age, country of origin, length of time in detention as well as Bridging Visa data.

Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

The Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services manage and deliver health and wellbeing services for all Tasmanians.

Forum of Australian Services for Survivors of Torture and Trauma

FASSTT is a network of Australia’s eight specialist rehabilitation agencies that work with survivors of torture and trauma who have come to Australia from overseas. There is one FASSTT member agency in each state and territory, and the websites of these agencies can be accessed here.

Mental Health Council of Tasmania (MHCT)

The Mental Health Council of Tasmania (MHCT) is the peak body representing the interests of the community and mental health sector in Tasmania including consumer, carer and service provider organisations

Mental Health in Multicultural Australia (MHiMA)

MHiMA is a project funded by the Australian Government, Department of Health, to provide a national focus for advice and support to providers and governments on mental health and suicide prevention for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Migrant Resource Centre Northern Tasmania (MRC North)

MRC North provides a range of arrival, settlement and integration services for migrants and refugees from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. These include humanitarian settlement services, individual client support, community development, cross-cultural development, immigration advice and assistance.

Migrant Resource Centre of Southern Tasmania (MRC)

The Migrant Resource Centre of Southern Tasmania is a not-for-profit organisation which, since 1979, has helped migrants and former refugees to settle in Tasmania.  The MRC provides a range of services including individual support for new migrants settling in Tasmania, as well as project management and advice to government, business and the community about migrant needs and issues.

Multicultural Access Point (MAP)

The multicultural access point is a quick and easy way to find information and services for migrants and former humanitarian entrants in Tasmania, including information on interpreting services, housing and accommodation, health, community, education, managing money and settlement support.

Multicultural Council of Tasmania (MCoT)

MCoT is the statewide peak community organisation representing people from diverse cultural, linguistic and religious backgrounds. It is a voluntary, not-for-profit organisation promoting multiculturalism, community harmony and social justice and is involved in community education, lobbying, advocacy for equitable access to services and information.

Multicultural Youth Advisory Network (MYAN)

The MYAN is the nationally recognised policy and advocacy body on multicultural youth issues.  The MYAN works in partnership with government and non-government agencies at the state and national levels to ensure that the particular needs of multicultural young people are recognised to support a coherent and consistent approach to addressing these needs in policy and service delivery.

Phoenix Centre

The Phoenix Centre is a program area within the Migrant Resource Centre offering specialist services for people who have had pre-migration experience of torture, conflict related trauma and other human rights violations.  These services include counselling, advocacy, group programs, community development programs and projects, natural therapies and training in both Hobart and Launceston.

Queensland Transcultural Mental Health Centre (QTMHC)

QTMHC is a statewide service which provides an information, referral, resource and clinical consultation service.  Services are provided free of charge.  The QTMHC works in partnership with mental health services, ethnic communities and other agencies to improve the quality, accessibility and appropriateness of services and promote the mental health and wellbeing of culturally and linguistically diverse communities in Queensland.

Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA)

RCOA is the national umbrella body for refugees and the organisations and individuals who support them.  It has more than 180 organisational and 700 individual members. RCOA promotes the adoption of flexible, human and practical policies towards refugees and asylum seekers both within Australia and internationally through conducting research, advocacy, policy analysis and community education.

Settlement Council of Australia (SCOA)

SCOA is the national peak body representing migrant and refugee settlement agencies across Australia. SCOA aim to bring settlement service providers together at a national level in order to create cohesion amongst members, and improve collaborative and strategic planning processes for the settlement sector.

Transcultural Mental Health Centre (TMHC)

The NSW Transcultural Mental Health Centre is a statewide service that works in partnership with mental health services, consumers, carers and the community to improve the mental health of people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities living in NSW.  Their website provides a large range of resources for health professionals as well as consumers and carers.

Victorian Refugee Health Network

The Victorian Refugee Health Network brings health and community services together to be more accessible and responsive to the needs of refugees and asylum seekers.  The network provides access to research, resources and other tools to support your work with those from refugee backgrounds and asylum seekers.

Victorian Transcultural Mental Health (VTMH)

The VTMH is a statewide Victorian unit which supports area mental health and psychiatric disability support services in working with culturally and linguistically diverse consumers and carers throughout Victoria.  They provide a range of resources in community languages, as well as access to training and other events.


Forum of Australian Services for Survivors of Torture and Trauma

FASSTT is a network of Australia’s eight specialist rehabilitation agencies that work with survivors of torture and trauma who have come to Australia from overseas. There is one FASSTT member agency in each state and territory, and the websites of these agencies can be accessed here.

FASSTT is a network of Australia’s eight specialist rehabilitation agencies that work with survivors of torture and trauma who have come to Australia from overseas. There is one FASSTT member agency in each state and territory, and the websites of these agencies can be accessed here.

Forum of Australian Services for Survivors of Torture and Trauma

FASSTT is a network of Australia’s eight specialist rehabilitation agencies that work with survivors of torture and trauma who have come to Australia from overseas. There is one FASSTT member agency in each state and territory, and the websites of these agencies can be accessed here.

FASSTT is a network of Australia’s eight specialist rehabilitation agencies that work with survivors of torture and trauma who have come to Australia from overseas. There is one FASSTT member agency in each state and territory, and the websites of these agencies can be accessed here.

The Phoenix Centre, a program of the Migrant Resource Centre (Southern Tasmania), receives funding from the Crown, through the Department of Health and Human Services, to provide the Tasmanian Transcultural Mental Health Network

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