Multicultural Services


Website: http://www.diversicare.com.au

Diversicare provides quality community based and coordinated in home care for the frail aged and carers.

Ethnic Communities Council of Queensland Ltd (ECCQ)

Website: http://www.eccq.com.au

ECCQ was established in 1976 to represent the interests of the many people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds (CALD) who are part of the broad social community of Queensland, and to promote multiculturalism.

Multicultural Affairs Queensland

Website: http://www.multicultural.qld.gov.au

Queensland is home to people from more than 200 cultures, 150 languages and 100 religious beliefs. Multicultural Affairs Queensland works to strengthen multiculturalism providing advice on multicultural issues, coordinating multicultural policy development and planning and promoting positive community relations.

Refugee Claimants Support Centre

Phone: (07) 3357 9013
Website: http://www.legalaid.qld.gov.au/legalinformation/Pages/Organisations.aspx?index=8623&redirect=organisations_details.asp

Description: Services provided by the Centre include:

? drop in centre

? English tuition

? emotional support

? information and referral

? limited emergency relief

? computer skills

? assistance with accommodation, food, employment and health

Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS)

Phone: 131 450
Website: https://www.tisnational.gov.au/

TIS National provides interpreting services to English speakers, to help them communicate with non English speaking clients, using telephone interpreting, ATIS – the Automated Telephone Interpreting Service and onsite interpreting.


Website: www.austcare.org.au

Since 1967, Austcare has worked in over 30 different countries to reduce poverty, build local capacity and enhance human security. By supporting Austcare’s projects you are helping us find durable solutions in countries where help is needed the most.

Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing

Website: http://www.culturaldiversity.com.au

This resource has been developed to guide and promote best practice standards of care that address cultural diversity across all levels of service design and delivery.

Department of Immigration & Citizenship

Website: http://www.immi.gov.au

The purpose of the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) is to ‘enrich Australia through the well managed entry and settlement of people’.


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