Multicultural health2024-06-04T10:52:06+10:00

Multicultural HealthTree made from coloured hands symbolising multicultural communities

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Translator and Interpreter support

Auslan interpreters are availableInterpreters are availableIf English is not your first/preferred language, you are entitled to a free professionally accredited interpreter. By providing this service, we facilitate two-way conversation and understanding between you and your medical treating team, either in person, over the phone or video. We provide interpreter services in more then 130 languages including AUSLAN (Australian Sign Language).

Metro North Health is Australia’s largest and most diverse public hospital and health service, with over 30% of people in Brisbane North not born in Australia and 20.5% of people speaking a language other than English at home.

By offering targeted services that meet the needs of our communities, we aim to improve the health and wellbeing of all culturally and linguistically diverse people in our region. This includes:

  • providing free interpreting services for people who would prefer to use a language other than English when accessing health care, this includes sign language
  • a range of translated resources and fact sheets
  • multicultural coordinators and nurse navigators available in some services.

Human RightsHuman Rights

Promoting our ongoing commitment to respect, protect and promote human rights for everyone, everywhere, every day.

Links to information, resources and support

Other resources

Multicultural Action Plan 2021 - 2023
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