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Queensland Health is committed to improving access to health information and resources for multicultural communities.

Listed below you will find translated information about a wide range of health topics in more than 60 languages, as well as links to other multicultural health websites in Australia.

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Health information by language


Health topics catalogued by languages available:

Albanian Shqip Kirundi
Amharic  Amharic Korean 한국어
Arabic العربية Kurdish  کوردی  / Kurdish Roman
Armenian  Հայերեն Lao Lao
Assyrian Assyrian Macedonian  македонски
Bengali Bengali Malay Bahasa Melayu
Bosnian  Bosanski Maltese Malti
Burmese  Burmese New Guinea Pidgin English Tok Pisin
Chinese  中文 Oromo Afaan Oromoo
Cook Islands Maori Rarotongan Polish  Polski
Croatian  Hrvatski Portuguese Português
Czech  Čeština Punjabi Punjabi
Dari دری Romanian Română
Dinka  Dinka Russian Русский
Dutch Nederlands Samoan Gagana Samoa


English Serbian  Српски/Srpski
Farsi (Persian) فارسی Singhalese Singhalese
Fijian vakaviti Somali Soomaali
Filipino (Tagalog) Filipino Spanish Español
Finnish  suomi Swahili
French Français Tamil தமிழ்
German Deutsch Thai ไทย
Greek Ελληνικά Tigrinya Tigrinya
Hindi हिन्दी Tokelauan
Hungarian Magyar Tongan Faka-Tonga
Indonesian Bahasa Indonesia Torres Strait Creole
Italian Italiano Turkish


Japanese  日本語 Ukrainian


Karen Vietnamese

Tiếng Việt

Khmer(Cambodian) Khmer


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Health information by topic

Health information in your language catalogued by topics available.[disclaimer ]


Aged care Infectious diseases 
Alcohol and other drugs  Injury prevention 
Arthritis and musculo-skeletal conditions Mental health 
Asthma  Healthy lifestyle - Nutrition and physical activity 
Cancer  Oral health 
Child health  Pregnancy and postnatal 
Communication and swallowing Sexual health 
Diabetes  Women's health  
Heart health 

Click here for information about health services in different languages.


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Multicultural health information links

State Government of Victoria: Health Translations Directory
Catalogue of more than 10,000 information resources

NSW Health: Multicultural Health Communication Service
Many health topics in 58 languages

Diversity Health Institute Clearinghouse
Catalogue of multicultural health resources including health information, services, projects and events

Health Insite
Click on 'advanced search' and enter the topic and language required

Queensland Health - Health Topics
In English only - the main place for health fact sheets on the Queensland Health website

My Language
Provides access to search engines, web directories, news and topics including health, in over sixty languages.

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Last Updated: 10 October 2013
Last Reviewed: 10 October 2013


What's new?

Queensland Health Guideline for multicultural policy implementation
A guideline to assist Hospital and Health Services and Queensland Health to implement the Queensland Multicultural Policy - A multicultural future for all of us effectively.

Video remote interpreting - information for patients fact sheet
A fact sheet for patients which explains the video remote interpreting system used by Queensland Health.

The fact sheet is available in 13 languages other than English

Queensland Health Multicultural Services newsletter issue 10 - Spring 2011
A quarterly newsletter which aims to keep health care providers and patients from a culturally and linguistically diverse background up-to-date with the latest multicultural health projects, services, research and achievements.

Complaints about health or other services
Do you have concerns about a government or non-government health service or are you unhappy with the way an issue has been handled? Do you think you have been treated unfairly or are you concerned about a decision or action of a health professional?

It is ok to complain, and there are organisations that are independent of the government that can help you, free of charge.

Go to the Queensland Independent Complaint Agencies' website for more information.