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Migrant with Hepatitis B Denied Australian Residency

Migrant with Hepatitis B Denied Australian Residency

A hand-working teacher and family man, who has been living in Sydney for seven years, was told he failed Australia’s visa health requirement despite his hepatitis B medication costing just “a dollar a day”. Hepatitis B is a virus that Paul* likely inherited from his...
CEH Empowers Women with Sexual Health Education

CEH Empowers Women with Sexual Health Education

Twice a year, the Centre for Culture Ethnicity and Health co-delivers sexual education to newly arrived refugees and migrants at the Western English Language School (WELS), five weeks at a time. The program is delivered in partnership with Maribyrnong City Council and...
CEH stands with the LGBTQIA+ community

CEH stands with the LGBTQIA+ community

Today is the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. And it’s more important than ever to be talking about this. Across the world, people are increasingly forced to flee their homes because they are persecuted for who they are and who they...
Federal Election 2019

Federal Election 2019

The Federal Election is only five days away. Where does the Centre for Culture Ethnicity and Health stand? Download our election guide here.
5 Ways to Call Out Racism

5 Ways to Call Out Racism

Racism comes in many forms—openly as a racial slur, or subtly as a joke. Racism is any form of prejudice or discrimination against another due to the belief that one’s race, colour or ethnicity is superior. Whether conscious or unconscious, no form of racism is...
The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

In Australia, some call today Harmony Day.  No other nation across the world calls March 21st Harmony Day. Instead they choose to use the correct term, The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Calling the 21st of March ‘Harmony Day’...
MSHN Forum

MSHN Forum

On International Women’s Day, the Multicultural Sexual Health Network ran a forum focused on consent and current strategies to engage with people from multicultural communities. Guest speakers Jenny Walsh from Relationships and Sexuality Education, Cailin...
Afghan Community Tackles Gender Inequity with Poetry and Music

Afghan Community Tackles Gender Inequity with Poetry and Music

The Centre for Culture Ethnicity & Health partnered with the Afghan community to deliver an evening of poetry and music (mushaira) in celebration of International Women’s Day on Friday March the 8th. Using the traditional practice of imparting knowledge and...