Respecting Diversity In The Coronial Process

The Coronial ProcessThe Victorian Government has welcomed recommendations from the Coronial Council of Victoria to improve the experiences of multicultural and multifaith communities during the challenging coronial process.

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Lecture: Embracing Cultural Diversity in Australia

Alice Pung

The Australian Human Rights Commission invites you to the Annual Kep Enderby Memorial Lecture, delivered by writer Alice Pung on the theme, Embracing Cultural Diversity in Australia. This event (free) will be held online on Friday 29 October at 12pm.

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Call for submissions into support for older Victorians from refugee and migrant backgrounds

support for older Victorians from refugee and migrant backgrounds

Victorians are being encouraged to make a submission to a new parliamentary inquiry as it considers the needs of older Victorians from migrant and refugee backgrounds.

The Legislative Assembly Legal and Social Issues Committee is examining the adequacy of services for culturally diverse older communities and the unique challenges they face.

This is an important opportunity for people aged 60 and over, or those who know someone that is, to tell us what helps them to live happily. Your ideas can be made in your first language either in writing, by filling out a survey online or making a recording.

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SBS Language Services Review

SBS Language Services Review

Today SBS has opened the public consultation for its Language Services Review, and the SBS is inviting you to have your say. 

The Language Services Review is a process undertaken every five years in line with the national Census, as part of SBS’s ongoing commitment to continue evolving to meet the needs of Australia’s rapidly changing and increasingly diverse society.

The Review considers factors such as the Australian Census data, audience listening habits, the migration to digital platforms, demographics and financial parameters, in order to ensure SBS’s language services are aligned to reflect today’s Australia. 

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Closing in on Vaccine Target

CLOSING IN ON VACCINE TARGET
The countdown is on. There are 5000 eligible people yet to have their first dose of a COVID19 vaccine in City of Greater Shepparton, as the region races toward its vaccine targets. Goulburn Valley Health chief executive Matt Sharp said he wanted the whole community to have the best possible protection from the virus.

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False Information – Be Aware

False Information - Be AwareNot all information you find online is true. The internet is great, but it can also be used to spread misleading news and content. Protect yourself and your friends from false information about coronavirus, vaccines and more. Use the SHARE checklist to help you spot false information to make sure you don’t contribute to the spread of harmful content.

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Slavery in our suburbs: The matrix of marriage, migration and abuse

The matrix of marriage, migration and abuseVictoria’s Minister for Women and Prevention of Family Violence Gabrielle Williams is advocating for the federal government to increase protections for migrant victims of family violence, including women on temporary visas.

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