Welcome to the Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health

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

MSHN Forum: Stepping up the pace to prevent HIV transmission

The Multicultural Sexual Health Network held its fourth forum on Tuesday 21 October. The forum brought together individuals from health, settlement, youth, multicultural and ethnospecific organisations to discuss strategies of improving the health and wellbeing of migrant and refugee communities.

Register for our Cultural Responsiveness Training for 2015

Our Cultural Responsiveness Training aims to enhance you and your organisation's ability to provide accessible and equitable services to culturally and linguistically diverse clients. CEH presents monthly professional development workshops for health, government and community sector employees.

Making the grade in health literacy learning

Western Health Partnership and Western Region Community Health partnered with CEH to develop and deliver the Health Literacy Demonstration Course. An evaluation report by the Health Systems and Workforce Unit highlights the course's successes and where it can go from here.

CEH develops medicare local online training resources

CEH developed an online resource to support the Inner East Melbourne Medicare Local (IEMML), Inner North West Melbourne Medicare Local (INWMML) and Northern Melbourne Medicare Local (NMML) After Hours training which aims to help healthcare providers better meet the needs...

H3 launches BBV/STI preventative health hip hop CD

The Multicultural Health and Support Service (MHSS) is proud to release ‘H3,’ a CD of original hip hop tracks written and performed by refugee and migrant young people promoting a message of sexual health - featuring some of Melbourne’s most exciting up and coming hip hop artists.



upcoming events

Mon 1 Dec - Health Literacy Meet Up - Hosted by Health Literacy Community of Practice: CEH, cohealth & HealthWest - Learn more

Tues 9 Dec - Language Services Resources Launch - Hosted by CEH - Learn more

Tues 2 Dec - HIV & Mobility: Roadmap for Action Launch - Hosted by Australia Research Centre In Sex Health and Society, CEH & Living Positive Victoria - 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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Resources & Library

Browse our mind-boggling range of resources on cultural competence and wellbeing.

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