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Here you will find specialist information and training to help Australian services meet the needs of a culturally diverse population.

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We offer a range of services that assist Australian organisations to meet the needs of refugee and migrant clients, including:


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Work more effectively with clients from migrant and refugee backgrounds with CEH workshops and organisation training

News & Updates

Pledge to Drop the Jargon on Tuesday 20 October

On Tuesday 20 October, professionals in Australian health, community services and local government have pledged to drop the jargon and use plain language.

Take the National AOD workforce survey to improve accessibility

The Drug and Alcohol Multicultural Education Centre (DAMEC) invites service providers in Australian drug and alcohol settings to complete an anonymous online survey about the ways that we work together with culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities.

Upcoming event - Seminar: A lot can happen in 21 years in culture, ethnicity and health!

A unique seminar with extraordinary thought-leaders, with an introduction from special guest comedian Nazeem Hussain.

New resource showing the teach back technique in hepatitis B context

This short video demonstrates the use of Teach Back in a Hepatitis B context . Teach back is a technique clinicians can use with clients to reduce the chance of misunderstanding important health information.

CEH launches the new Multicultural Community Action Network (M-CAN)

On World Refugee Day, we launched the new Multicultural Community Action Network (M-CAN) which aims to help improve the sexual health of refugee and migrant communities.



upcoming events

Wed 7 Oct- Workshop: Organisational health literacy - Learn more 

Tues 20 Oct - Drop the Jargon day - Learn more 

Wed 18 Nov- Workshop: Negotiating between health beliefs - Learn more 


CEH offers a range of training services - at our place or yours - that can help you engage with CALD clients.

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