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It was announced today, two community groups will work with CEH to improve the health of refugee and migrant communities as winners of CEH’s Community grants program. The recipients were two of five finalists for the program which is designed to encourage health promotion through education. Applications were drawn from a range of newly arrived refugee and migrant community groups.read more
The treatment of asylum seekers by the Australian government is not just cruel but unlawful. We are a signatory to The 1951 Refugee Convention. Under international law, people have the right to seek asylum and be protected. According to The UN Refugee Agency, the...read more
This Wednesday, on World refugee day 20 June, the Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health (CEH) looks forward to announcing the winners of our first community grants program.read more
The Centre for Culture, Ethnicity (CEH) and Health welcomes $5 million for the Fostering Integration Grants Scheme, but is disappointed with the approach to people from refugee backgrounds, generally, in the 2018-19 federal budget.read more
Zione has worked as a lawyer for over 15 years working at the Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service, Women’s Legal Service Victoria, Victoria Police and now runs two social enterprisesread more
A migrant woman is at the hospital. Her baby has died. She is handed a note, written in English, informing her of the loss. A husband and wife, from a migrant background, sit in the doctor’s office. The wife has been experiencing health...read more
CEH supports call for greater support for International Students as part of new Al-Jazeera documentary.
Co-manager of the Centre for Culture Ethnicity and Health (CEH) and chair of the International Student Sexual Health Network, Alison Coelho has called for more support for international students after the release of the documentary ‘Rape on Campus’ on the Al Jazeera network today.read more
As part of Cultural Diversity Week, CEH ran a forum aimed at Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities focussing on grant writing and an Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) forum.read more
We are puzzled by the revelation that the federal government consulted with a journalist who the Federal Court has ruled breached the Act, and puts his views on equal footing as indigenous groups and other ethnic groups.read more
World AIDS Day marks a special day of reflection, compassion and unity in the fight against HIV around the World. The first ever-global health day has been celebrated on December 1 for more than two decades. The day enables people to show support and passion for HIV positive people and commemorate loved ones who have died from AIDS-related illnessread more
how could English speaking Social Support Groups (SSG) build culturally inclusive and welcoming environments for people who speak little or no English?read more
CEH strongly supports the AMA’s call for the Government to provide reports on the wellbeing and health of the asylum seekers placed on Manus Island.read more
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