Workplace Development

Australian Human Rights Commission

The Good Practice, Good Business factsheets from the Australian Human Rights Commission are designed to help promote diversity and prevent discrimination in your workplace. They can be downloaded individually or as a set of 12 factsheets and a policy template.

Diversity Guidelines and Standards

Developed by Mental Health Carers Tasmania (MHCTas) with assistance from the Migrant Resource Centre (Southern Tas), this document has six standards to assist organisations improve diversity in their workforce, and improve delivery of services to diverse communities and people. Created with the intention to be modified and adopted by other organisations. Available on the TTMHN website and the MHCTas website

The Framework for Mental Health in Multicultural Australia

The Framework for Mental Health in Multicultural Australia: Towards culturally inclusive service delivery (The Framework) has been developed to help organisations and individual workers to:

  • Evaluate their cultural responsiveness
  • Enhance their delivery of services for CALD communities

The Framework is mapped against current practice, policies and plans. Its implementation will not only assist services to fulfil their existing safety, quality and accreditation requirements, but also offers an ongoing process of assessment and development.

Heads up

A one-stop shop of tips, tools and resources, offers a range of practical, cost-effective changes that organisations can make to improve mental health in the workplace and address stigma.

Harmony in the Workplace

The Federation of the Ethnic Communities' Council of Australia (FECCA) has produced a series of factsheets, developed with industry experts and professionals, aimed at fostering greater awareness and appreciation of cultural diversity in Australian workplaces.

Workplace Cultural Diversity Tool

Based on international best practice, this tool is a 'how to' workplace cultural diversity, designed to help employers make the most of a culturally diverse workforce.

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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February TTMHN Meeting27-Feb-2019

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