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Title: 10-year anniversary of the 2009 Victorian bushfires - Recovering from long-term trauma
Summary: Translated factsheets about recovering from long-term trauma in lead up to 10-year anniversary of the 2009 Victorian bushfires.

Title: 4 steps of asthma first aid (Poster)
Summary: A poster - 4 steps of asthma first aid

Title: A guide to enrolling and voting
Summary: This brochure contains basic information on how to enrol with the Australian Electoral Commission, how to vote, ballot papers and on elections.

Title: A guide to understanding your cervical screening test results
Summary: This translated booklet provides you with information to help you better understand your Cervical Screening Test results. Your healthcare provider will discuss your results and the next steps with you.It is important that if you experience symptoms at any time, such as abnormal vaginal bleeding, pain or discharge, you should see your healthcare provider immediately.

Title: Advice about your visa if you've been hurt or harmed by your partner
Summary: This flyer provides information on where to get advice about spouse visas if you've been hurt or harmed by your partner.

Title: After a fire: asbestos hazards
Summary: This information is being provided to residents and property owners impacted by bushfires. It aims to help address concerns raised about asbestos fibres and should be read with other information about asbestos.

Title: After a fire: cleaning up a smoke affected home
Summary: If your home has been damaged by the fire or smells of smoke from bushfires you should: ventilate your home; wash hard surfaces (furniture, walls and floors); wash soft furnishings (upholstered furniture and bedding); and wash affected clothing. Further information on cleaning up a smoke-affected home is provided in the following fact sheet.

Title: After a fire: fire retardants and your health
Summary: Fire retardants are chemicals used by the Victorian fire agencies to assist in the control of bushfires in Victoria. The retardant contains chemicals that are generally found in a broad range of agricultural fertilisers and it is applied by dropping from fixed wing aircraft or from a helicopter. Chemical retardants are used to contain fires when access by ground crews is difficult or unsafe, or when there will be a delay in crews arriving at the fire. Retardant is purchased from the supplier as a dry powder which is mixed with water, using specially designed equipment, to form a slurry of a similar consistency to tomato sauce.

Title: After a fire: private drinking water and water tank safety
Summary: If you live in a bushfire-affected area your water source could become contaminated from debris, ash, small dead animals or aerial fire retardants. If the water tastes, looks or smells unusual, do not drink it or give it to animals. Also, you should not source water from a creek that has been affected by bushfire as the water may be contaminated. Water drawn from deep bores or wells should continue to be safe to use.

Title: After a fire: returning home safely
Summary: Houses, sheds and other buildings or structures burnt in a bushfire can leave potential health hazards, including fallen objects, sharp objects, smouldering coals, damaged electrical wires, leaking gas and weakened walls. Hazardous materials that may be present after the fire include: asbestos; ashes, especially from burnt treated timbers (such as copper chrome arsenate or 'CCA'); LP gas cylinders; medicines; garden or farm chemicals; other general chemicals (for example, cleaning products); metal and other residues from burnt household appliances; and dust. Further information on how to protect yourself when returning to a bushfire-affected property is provided in the following fact sheet.

Title: After a fire: using your personal protective kit
Summary: These protective kits are for people returning to properties affected by fire. They are available from your local government relief and recovery centre, along with additional masks, disposable coveralls and sturdy gloves.

Title: After a flood: animal and insect related hazards
Summary: When returning to a flood affected area remember that wild animals including, rodents, snakes or spiders may be trapped in your home, shed or garden. This fact sheet offers advice on minimising the risks.

Title: After a flood: mould and your health
Summary: Airborne mould spores are commonly found in both indoor and outdoor environments. When they land on damp spots indoors, they may begin to grow and spread. There is no practical way to eliminate all mould indoors; the way to control indoor mould growth is to control the source of moisture.

Title: After a flood: returning home safely
Summary: When returning to your home after a flood, take precautions to reduce the possibility of illness, disease or injury.

Title: Aged care services
Summary: Learn about the health and lifestyle issues that we face as we grow older. As we start to rely more on other people, what responsibilities do we take on? Find out more about the kinds of services and support that are in place for older people and their carers.

Title: Alcohol and drug services
Summary: If you or someone you know is affected by alcohol or drugs there are services available to help. Information about identifying drug and alcohol problems, understanding treatment options and learning about the challenges involved in living with an ongoing drug condition are all explored here.

Title: Are you a seasonal, contract or casual (intermittent) worker? (Bilingual version)
Summary: What is seasonal, contract or casual (intermittent) work? This fact sheet outlines the differences between a seasonal, contract and casual worker.

Title: Are you travelling outside Australia? (Bilingual version)
Summary: Centrelink payment while you are outside Australia.

Title: Ash from a brown coal mine fire
Summary: The Department of Health and Human Services has prepared this general information so that you know what to do to protect your health and the health of anyone in your care who may come into contact with ash during or after a brown coal mine fire.

Title: Assistance for child care (Bilingual version)
Summary: The Australian Government offers a range of payments and services to help families with the costs of child care.

Title: Asthma by the Royal Childrens Hospital
Summary: Asthma is a common condition caused by narrowing of the small air passages in the lungs. The narrowing happens when air passages become swollen and inflamed, causing more mucus to be produced. In addition, the muscle bands around the air passages become tighter. These changes make it harder for air to get in and out of the lungs, and cause wheeze, cough and problems with breathing.

Title: Australian Taxation Office Information in other languages
Summary: This is information to help people from non-English speaking backgrounds understand tax and superannuation (super) in Australia.

Title: Avoid a debt (Audio version)
Summary: If you receive a Centrelink payment you need to tell us about your income and any changes in your circumstances. This is so we can make sure you get the correct payment amount and do not get overpaid. This audio resource talks about changes in circumstances you need to report to Centrelink.

Title: Avoid a debt (Bilingual version)
Summary: If you receive a Centrelink payment you need to tell us about your income and any changes in your circumstances. This is so we can make sure you get the correct payment amount and do not get overpaid. This resource lists all the changes in circumstances you need to report to Centrelink.

Title: Beat the bite - mosquito poster
Summary: This translated document outlines measures to protect yourself and your family from mosquito-borne diseases.

Title: Beginning a life in Australia
Summary: This booklet provides helpful settlement information and links to other websites and resources for newly arrived migrants, humanitarian entrants, and their sponsors and service providers.

Title: Blue-green algae (cyanobacteria)
Summary: Blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) are bacterial organisms that have some of the characteristics of bacteria and some of algae. They are present in almost all aquatic ecosystems in Australia, including rivers, lakes and estuaries. Under certain environmental conditions, blue-green algae concentrations in water can rapidly increase and form visible blooms or scums. Water affected by blue-green algae may be unsuitable for drinking, recreational activities such as swimming and fishing, and agricultural uses. Some species of blue-green algae produce toxins that are harmful to humans and animals when they are eaten, inhaled or contact the skin.

Title: Breastfeeding and childcare
Summary: Breastfeeding and childcare provides information for both parents and childcare providers, and outlines the rights of mother and baby regarding breastfeeding and childcare.

Title: Breastfeeding confidence
Summary: Don’t be concerned if breastfeeding isn’t what you expected. Like anything worth doing, it takes practice

Title: Bronchiolitis
Summary: Bronchiolitis is a common chest infection in young children, caused by a viral infection of the lungs. The infection causes inflammation and mucus to build up in the airways, making it more difficult to breathe. Bronchiolitis is most common in babies under six months, but sometimes occurs in babies up to 12 months old.

Title: Bushfire smoke and your health
Summary: Bushfire smoke can reduce air quality in rural and urban areas and may affect people’s health. This fact sheet provides information on bushfire smoke, how it can affect you and your family’s health, and actions that you can take to avoid or reduce potential health effects.

Title: Can I get legal aid?
Summary: Do you have questions about grants of legal aid? Watch our new animated video to find out more.

Title: Carers, caring and respite care services
Summary: This translated video describes the critical role of carers in Victoria’s health system. The video outlines that there are financial and support services available to carers, encourages the understanding of changes involved in caring and how to plan for those changes, and provides practical advice about how to manage appointments, medication as well as challenging behaviours and communication.

Title: Catch up vaccinations for refugees and asylum seekers in Victoria
Summary: This resource was designed for refugee and migrant communities in Victoria about catch-up vaccinations

Title: Centrepay (Bilingual version)
Summary: Centrepay is an easy way to pay bills and expenses. Centrepay is a voluntary billpaying service which is free for Centrelink customers. This factsheet explains how to do it.

Title: Changes to newly arrived resident's waiting periods
Summary: If you recently arrived in Australia, you will generally have to wait 104 weeks until you can access most of our income support payments.

Title: Child care in the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP)
Summary: Do you need child care to be able to attend the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) classes? When you are in an AMEP class, free child care is available for your children who are under school age. This information sheet explains how it works.

Title: Child care subsidy (bilingual version)
Summary: Child Care Subsidy helps with the cost of approved child care. This information sheet lists the eligibility criteria you have to meet.

Title: Child dental benefit schedule (bilingual version)
Summary: The Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) provides access to benefits for basic dental services for children and teenagers aged 2 to 17.

Title: Child, family and relationship services
Summary: This translated, subtitled video outlines the family support services available to help parents raise their children. It emphasises the creation of a safe and nurturing environment for children as a priority and provides information on the kinds of support that are available to children, their parents and carers in Victoria.

Title: Collection of personal information for the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP)
Summary: The Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) service providers collect personal information for the Department of Education and Training. The information collected could be disclosed to other agencies or organisations. This information lists the organisations that have access to your data.

Title: Combined oral contraceptive pill
Summary: Bilingual Factsheet on basic information on the pill as a contraceptive - contact numbers only valid in NSW.

Title: Common vaginal and vulval conditions
Summary: Bilingual Factsheet on basic information on common vaginal discharge and vulval conditions - contact numbers only valid in NSW

Title: Concession and health care cards (bilingual version)
Summary: Concession and health care cards can get you cheaper health services and medicines. The type of your concession or health care card you can get depends on your situation.

Title: Conjunctivitis
Summary: Conjunctivitis is a common eye infection, especially among children under five. It is an inflammation (swelling and redness) of the conjunctiva, which is the clear membrane that covers the white part of the eye and the inside of the eyelids. Sometimes conjunctivitis is called ‘pink eye’, because the eye looks pink or red. Treatment is dependent on the type of conjunctivitis affecting your child. Conjunctivitis can be an infectious or allergic condition. Infectious conjunctivitis is highly contagious.

Title: Consent to share information
Summary: Health information is often particularly sensitive, therefore consumers need to be confident that their information will be handled appropriately and confidentially. This makes it critical that at the time of collecting information, the consumer is provided with information about their privacy. The consumer privacy information brochure "Your Information, It's Private" has been developed to assist in this process.

Title: Constipation
Summary: Constipation is when a child has a hard poo (faeces or bowel movement) or does not go to the toilet regularly. There is a lot of difference in the firmness and frequency of normal bowel movements in children. Constipation is a common problem in children, particularly around the time of toilet training or starting solids. It can also become a problem after a child has had a painful or frightening bowel movement.

Title: Consumer information booklet - National Bowel Cancer Screening Program
Summary: This 20 page booklet provides information on the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program, including information on bowel cancer, screening, completing the home test kit, and information on the Register. It also contains the form that needs to be completed if people want to opt off or suspend from the Program.

Title: Consumer privacy information brochure
Summary: Health information is often particularly sensitive, therefore consumers need to be confident that their information will be handled appropriately and confidentially. This makes it critical that at the time of collecting information, the consumer is provided with information about their privacy. The consumer privacy information brochure "Your Information, It's Private" has been developed to assist in this process.

Title: Coping personally with war
Summary: Distress is an understandable response to war and even more so for those individuals and families whose loved ones may be directly threatened.

Title: Crisis payment (bilingual version)
Summary: You might be eligible for a crisis payment at times when you need additional support from Centrelink.. Crisis Payment is a special one-off payment that may be paid to you in certain special circumstances

Title: Crisis payment for humanitarian entrants (bilingual version)
Summary: Crisis Payment is a special one-off payment to assist with immediate settlement needs if you are a newly arrived humanitarian entrant

Title: Croup
Summary: Croup is a condition caused by a viral infection. The virus leads to swelling of the voice box (larynx) and windpipe (trachea). This swelling makes the airway narrower, so it is harder to breathe. Children with croup develop a harsh, barking cough and may make a noisy, high-pitched sound when they breathe in (stridor). Croup mostly affects children between six months and five years old, but it can affect older children. Some children get croup several times. Croup can get worse quickly. If your child is having problems breathing, seek urgent medical attention.

Title: Cue cards
Summary: ‘Cue Cards’ is a resource developed by Eastern Health, Diversity and Inclusion, to assist health professionals and clients / carers who primarily have English language difficulties, or problems communicating with each other.

Title: Disability services
Summary: Accessing disability services in Victoria can be dependent on your location as well as your particular needs. Learn about the kinds of support that are available for managing disability. Understand the rights of people with a disability and their carers and find information about support groups as well as useful information for managing your healthcare.

Title: Disability support pension (bilingual version)
Summary: This translated resource outlines the Disability Support Pension that provides financial support for people who have a physical, intellectual or psychiatric condition. It outlines eligibility for the pension, process of claiming the pension and the associated Job Capacity Assessment and Disability Medical Assessment.

Title: Do you have a child turning four in this financial year? (bilingual version)
Summary: If your family receives Family Tax Benefit Part A and an income support payment such as: (Parenting Payment, Newstart Allowance or from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs) your child will need to have a health check for you to receive the Family Tax Benefit Part A Supplement.

Title: Domestic and family violence factsheet
Summary: The Australian Government does not tolerate domestic and family violence under any circumstances. Domestic and family violence includes behaviour or threats that aim to control a male or female partner by causing fear or threatening their safety. This fact sheet provides information on what domestic and family violence can include as well as contact details for culturally sensitive services in Australia.

Title: Eczema
Summary: Eczema is a common skin condition that usually begins before your child is one year old. The affected skin is dry, red and itchy. Sometimes these areas of skin can become cracked, weepy and then scab over. Unfortunately there is no cure for eczema. However, there are many ways to keep eczema under control and help your child feel more comfortable. Eczema is not contagious.

Title: Emergency, crisis and support services
Summary: Emergencies can be medical or family violence emergencies, natural disasters (such as floods, bushfires or heatwaves), communicable diseases (such as pandemic influenza) or a chemical, biological and radioactive emergency. Learn about different types of emergency and the support services that exist to help you if you are in an emergency situation in Victoria. In an emergency, call triple zero (000).

Title: End of life and palliative care services
Summary: End of life and palliative care helps improve your quality of life if you have a life-limiting illness and provides support to your family and carers. End of life and palliative care services include help with daily tasks and access to a range of emotional, spiritual and mental health care options to suit your needs. Services also provide information and advice about death and dying, advance care planning, financial planning and many other issues that can arise at the end of life. You can have end of life and palliative care services delivered in your home, at an inpatient palliative care unit, or in a local hospital.

Title: Epidural information
Summary: This translated information is for women having an epidural during labour at the Women's. It explains what an epidural is, why you are having one and how it is administered.

Title: Family and domestic violence-it is time to say enough (bilingual version)
Summary: This bilingual resource explains what family violence is and where you can find support.

Title: Family safety pack
Summary: The Australian Government has developed a Family Safety Pack for men and women coming to Australia. It includes information on Australia’s laws regarding domestic and family violence, sexual assault and forced marriage, and a woman’s right to be safe.

Title: Family tax benefit (bilingual version)
Summary: Family Tax Benefit is a two part payment that helps with the cost of raising children. This factsheet explains the difference of family tax benefit A and B and who is eligible.

Title: Family violence and partner visas factsheet
Summary: This translated resource provides information for partner visa holders who do not have to remain in an abusive relationship to stay in Australia. It outlines information including that a partner, family members or other people in the community cannot threaten your visa status, and that there are certain provisions in Australia's migration laws to allow you to continue with your permanent Partner visa application. It also contacts for support services, and translating and interpreting services.

Title: Fever in children by Royal Childrens Hospital
Summary: Fever (a high temperature) is common in children. Fever is a normal response to many illnesses, the most common being an infection in the body. Fever itself is usually not harmful – in fact, it helps the body's immune system fight off infection.

Title: Financial abuse - elder abuse prevention
Summary: This translated factsheet provides information on financial abuse, such as when someone you trust illegally or improperly uses your money, assets or property, is one of the most common forms of abuse of older people. It oulines what edler abuse is, what you can do about it and also outlines some services available to older people in need of support.

Title: Financial assistance for students (bilingual version)
Summary: The Australian Government provides financial help to eligible students through payments such as Youth Allowance and Austudy.This fact sheet lists possible financial support for students.

Title: Forced and early marriage factsheet
Summary: This translated fact sheet outlines that forcing anybody to get married is a serious crime in Australia, and that people are free to choose whether to get married. The fact sheet provides facts on the illegality of taking or sending someone to another country for forced marriage or get someone else to organise this. It also contains contact details of support services.

Title: Gastroenteritis (gastro) by the Royal Childrens Hospital
Summary: Gastroenteritis (gastro) is a bowel infection that causes diarrhoea (runny, watery poo) and sometimes vomiting. The vomiting may settle quickly, but the diarrhoea can last up to 10 days. Gastro can be caused by many different germs, although the most common cause of gastro is a viral infection. Most children do not need to take any medicine for gastro; however, it is important that they drink plenty of water to avoid becoming dehydrated.

Title: Glossary of terms - child, family and relationship services
Summary: This glossary is designed to help you understand the technical terms related to child, family and relationship services in Victoria. In particular, it explains the terms used in the ‘Child, family and relationship services’ video. It may also help the work of interpreters in this area.

Title: Glossary of terms - mental health services
Summary: This glossary is designed to help you understand the technical terms related to mental health services in Victoria. In particular, it explains the terms used in the ‘Mental health services’ video. It may also help the work of interpreters in this area.

Title: Glossary of terms - seeing a doctor, specialist or health professional
Summary: This glossary is designed to help you understand the technical terms related to seeing a doctor in Victoria. In particular, it explains the terms specialist or health professionals use. It may also help the work of interpreters in this area.

Title: Going home after having an Epidural/Spinal
Summary: This fact sheet provides important information for women who have had an epidural or spinal anaesthesia at the women's.

Title: Healthy start for school
Summary: If your child is turning 4, they may need to have a health check. If they don’t, your Family Tax Benefit (FTB) Part A rate may reduce.

Title: Helping someone at risk of suicide
Summary: This brochure provides you with some advises if you are concerned that someone close to you is considering taking their own life and you would like to know how to help them keep safe.

Title: Home test kit instructions - National Bowel Cancer Screening Program
Summary: 4 easy steps that could help save your life

Title: Hospitals, surgery and procedures
Summary: If you need surgery or other medical procedures, you are likely to attend a clinic or hospital in Victoria. This information will take you through the preparation for a stay in hospital, provide advice about managing your stay through to recovery and discharge. Practical information about paperwork, costs and payments is also available here.

Title: How can I bring my refugee family here?
Summary: This resources lists all the steps you need to take if you would like to bring your family to Australia through the Australian Government's refugee and humanitarian program.

Title: How to make a complaint or provide feedback (bilingual version)
Summary: If Centrelink, Medicare or Child Support haven’t met their service commitments you can make a complaint or povide feedback to help improve their services.

Title: How to make your vote count
Summary: On election day you will receive two ballot papers: a green one for the House of Representatives and a white one for the Senate. This leaflet explains how to fill them in correctly.

Title: How to use medicines correctly
Summary: This brochure provides basic information on how to use medicines correctly. It also explains the difference between generic and branded medicines, over the counter and prescription and what is a repeat.

Title: Immunisation (audio version)
Summary: To get a family payment for a child under 20 years of age, you need to make sure their immunisations are up to date.

Title: Immunisation (bilingual version)
Summary: To get a family payment for a child under 20 years of age, you need to make sure their immunisations are up to date.

Title: Immunisations - vaccinations in Victoria (audio)
Summary: Vaccinations are encouraged for all individuals living in the state of Victoria, Australia. The immunisation program in Victoria may be different to other countries, and individuals who have moved to Victoria from overseas may need catch-up immunisations. Learn about how immunisations are managed in Australia through the National Immunisation Program Schedule and the Australian Immunisation Register, and learn more about how the immunisation system works and where you can go to find out more.

Title: In an emergency, call triple zero (000)
Summary: Call triple zero to contact the police, fire or ambulance in an emergency. You can call 000 for free from any telephone in Australia.

Title: Influenza campaign poster 2019
Summary: Information for consumers to protect against the influenza. Download and print any of the A3 campaign posters and display them in receptions, waiting rooms or anywhere they can be seen.

Title: Informed financial consent: bulk billing patient consent form
Summary: Consent form to be signed by patient for bulk billing

Title: Informed financial consent: non-bulk billing patient consent form
Summary: Financial consent form for non-bulk billing

Title: It's not a disgrace...it's dementia: films have English subtitles
Summary: It's not a disgrace...it's dementia, is a short film to raise awareness and dispel myths about dementia within culturally and linguistically diverse communities. The film features carers of people living with dementia giving personal accounts, in their own language, of their experience, along with health professionals who talk about the condition and stress the importance of seeking help early.

Title: Learn English through the Adult Migrant English Program
Summary: To help you learn English, you may be able to attend the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP). This information sheet explains what the requirements are and how you can enrol to English classes.

Title: Making a complaint - Health Complaints Commissioner
Summary: You have the right to access safe, quality healthcare and to be treated with respect. Raising your concerns when this doesn’t happen protects your rights and can improve the health system for all Victorians. How can I launch a complaint with the Health Complaints Commissioner?

Title: Making a complaint (audio version)
Summary: You have the right to access safe, quality healthcare and to be treated with respect. Raising your concerns when this doesn’t happen protects your rights and can improve the health system for all Victorians. How can I launch a complaint with the Health Complaints Commissioner?

Title: Medical/Radiation oncologist question prompt list
Summary: This is a list of questions you can ask when you see a medical or radiation oncologist to help you get the information you want about your illness and possible treatments. You and your family can use this pamphlet to help you decide what you need to ask your oncologist each time you have an appointment.

Title: Meningococcal ACWY secondary school vaccine program
Summary: This document provides information about the four-in-one combined vaccine for protection against meningococcal A, C, W, Y strains that is free to secondary school students in Victoria. It must be signed by the parents/carers of eligible young people under 18 years old so they can receive the vaccine at secondary school.

Title: Menstrual cycle and period problems
Summary: Bilingual Factsheet on basic information on menstruation (periods) - contact numbers only valid in NSW.

Title: Mental health and coronary heart disease
Summary: There are strong links between depression, social isolation and heart disease.

Title: Mental health in a changing world - the impact of culture and diversity
Summary: Culture can strongly influence understanding and acceptance of mental illness

Title: Mental health services
Summary: This subtitled video provides information on the range of mental health support services available in Victoria 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It outlines how these services can provide treatment, information, tools and advice on how to deal with a range of mental health issues.

Title: Money management kit: for community settlement workers
Summary: The kit was developed for community settlement workers who work with new arrivals. It can also be used by teachers and welfare and healthcare professionals who provide general financial literacy education, or teach English as a second language. The money management kit contains factsheets, audio stories and photo stories. It includes the following topics: Household budgets, saving money, paying bills, contracts, insurance, debt, working in Australia, credits, types of credits

Title: Mulitlingual phone service
Summary: You can call the Multilingual Phone Service on 131 202 to speak to someone in your language about Centrelink payments and services.

Title: Multicultural services audio version
Summary: You can contact the Multicultural Services to speak to someone in your language about Centrelink payments and services.

Title: Multicultural services video
Summary: You can contact the Multicultural Services to speak to someone in your language about Centrelink payments and services.

Title: My health records - my rights
Summary: What are my rights? Under Victorian law, you have the right to know what health information is held about you, how and why it was collected and what it’s being used for. You can ask to see your health information and change it if it’s incorrect. You can also ask to have your health information sent to another health service provider. If these requests are refused, you deserve a written explanation.

Title: My health records - my rights (audio version)
Summary: What are my rights? Under Victorian law, you have the right to know what health information is held about you, how and why it was collected and what it’s being used for. You can ask to see your health information and change it if it’s incorrect. You can also ask to have your health information sent to another health service provider. If these requests are refused, you deserve a written explanation.

Title: My time, our place
Summary: The My Time, Our Place – Framework for School Age Care in Australia is about making care services for school aged children better. The framework helps care services to develop opportunities for school aged children to participate in leisure and play-based activities that respond to their needs, interests and choices. My Time, Our Place is part of the Australian Government's National Quality Framework which is about ensuring children receive a high standard of education and care. It is one part of the picture that will help Australia realise the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) vision that will see 'all children have the best start in life to create a better future for themselves and for the nation'.

Title: National standards for disability services (audio versions)
Summary: A translated audio recording that describes the six National Standards that apply to disability service providers. It focuses on the rights and outcomes for people with a disability and describes how the standards will help to promote and drive a nationally consistent approach to improving the quality of services.

Title: National standards for disability services (pdf versions)
Summary: A translated booklet that describes the six National Standards that apply to disability service providers. It focuses on the rights and outcomes for people with a disability and describes how the standards will help to promote and drive a nationally consistent approach to improving the quality of services.

Title: Newly arrived residents waiting period (bilingual version)
Summary: If you recently arrived in Australia, you will generally have to wait 104 weeks until you can access most of our income support payments.

Title: Our stories - films have English subtitles
Summary: These poignant digital stories depict both the love each carer has for their loved one living with dementia as well as the emotional cost. The aims of appearing on film, expressed by the carers featured in this series, is to help their communities to achieve a greater understanding of dementia and to generate acceptance of dementia as a medical illness. Available in Arabic, Italian and Spanish with English subtitles

Title: Paid Parental Leave scheme for employers
Summary: The Paid Parental Leave scheme is funded by the Australian Government and provides financial support for new parents while they’re off work, caring for their newborn or recently adopted child. There are two payments available to eligible working parents under the scheme: This information sheet is for employers.

Title: Pain relief for children
Summary: Pain is common in many injuries and illnesses in children, as well as after having an operation (post-operative pain). Your child may need pain-reliever medicine (analgesic), such as paracetamol or ibuprofen, to help reduce or control their pain. Paracetamol and ibuprofen do not treat the cause of your child's pain; both medicines just relieve the feelings of the pain.

Title: Pandemic influenza - your questions answered
Summary: Pandemic influenza is a human disease caused by a completely new influenza virus. The virus is different to the seasonal influenza virus that normally affects humans, and may cause infection in many people because almost no one will be immune to it.

Title: Parents' free whooping cough (pertussis) vaccine
Summary: A translated document that describes how from 1 June 2015, pregnant women and parents (including adoptive parents and foster parents) of newborn babies born on or after 1 June 2015 (before the baby is six months old) are eligible for a free whooping cough vaccine. It includes information detailing the vaccine, and having vaccines during pregnancy.

Title: Participant first invitation (pre-invitation) letter
Summary: Example of letter advising people of the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program and the importance of participating.

Title: Participant invitation letter (with kit)
Summary: Example of letter advising people of the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program and the importance of participating.

Title: Payment for older Australians (bilingual version)
Summary: Age Pension provides income support and access to a range of concessions for older Australians.This fact sheet lists the rules you have to meet in order to be eligible for an age pension

Title: Penis and foreskin care
Summary: It is important to look after your child's penis and foreskin to keep it healthy and prevent redness, pain and infection. The foreskin is the loose skin covering the head (glans) of the penis. The foreskin cannot be retracted (pulled back from the head of the penis) in most newborns, but over time the foreskin separates and is able to be retracted.

Title: Planning and coordinating healthcare
Summary: Your healthcare requirements are uniquely yours. You have an opportunity to plan and coordinate your healthcare within a wide range of services and support available to people in Victoria. These pages will provide information about making decisions and coordinating payment for your healthcare as well as your rights and responsibilities and the best ways to communicate about health.

Title: Power outages: food safety after a power failure
Summary: Fact sheet that explains what to do to keep food safe in an emergency power failure.

Title: Power outages: using alternative fuel and electricity generation safely
Summary: When power outages occur, usually as a result of severe weather events, people sometimes use alternative sources of fuel or electricity generation for cooking, lighting, heating, or power. Portable generators can allow some normal activities to continue, however it is important to use them with extreme caution.

Title: Pre-immunisation checklist
Summary: A checklist for immunisation providers to use to decide the best immunisation schedule for a patient.

Title: Pregnancy and birth services
Summary: This translated video provides information on involving health services early and fully understanding your childbirth options to give a great start to a rewarding birth experience. The video outlines the who’s who during pregnancy, birth and newborn care, and helps to understand which records and paperwork are required as well as payment options for having a baby and newborn care in Victoria.

Title: Protect yourself from Thunderstorm Asthma (poster)
Summary: A poster - Protect yourself from thunderstorm asthma

Title: Question prompt lists for people with cancer - complementary therapies
Summary: This checklist contain easy-to-refer-to questions for people with cancer and their families from non-english speaking backgrounds to ask their cancer treatment and care specialists. This checklist provides suggestions of questions regarding complementary therapies.

Title: Question prompt lists for people with cancer - haematologist question list
Summary: When you see a haematologist today you may have questions and concerns. Often these are forgotten in the heat of the moment, only to be remembered later. This is a list of questions to help you to get the information you want about your illness and possible treatments. You and your family can use this pamphlet to help you decide what you need to ask your haematologist each time you have an appointment.

Title: Reasons to quit smoking
Summary: How smoking affects health, and the health benefits of quitting.

Title: Recently arrived in Australia?
Summary: If you have recently arrived in Australia to live, settling in can be a challenging experience. We have a range of payments and services to help you. There may be waiting periods and other conditions that you need to know about.

Title: Recently arrived in Australia? (bilingual version)
Summary: This brochure contains information that might be useful to you if you’ve recently moved to Australia. Settling in can be a challenging experience. As a new arrival, you may be able to get some payments and services from the Australian Government.

Title: Report fraud
Summary: If you suspect someone may be committing fraud against Centrelink, Medicare or Child Support, you should report it

Title: Residency requirements for family payments (bilingual version)
Summary: Holders of partner provisional or interdependency visas may receive the following payments if they are temporarily outside Australia for an approved reason: Family Tax Benefit, Parental Leave Pay, Dad and Partner Pay or Double Orphan Pension.

Title: Results notification letter (positive) National Bowel Cancer Screening Program
Summary: Example of letter sent to program participants advising them that their test was positive.

Title: Results notification Letter (negative) National Bowel Cancer Screening Program
Summary: Example of letter sent to program participants advising them that their test was negative

Title: Sad feelings after childbirth - a 'hidden' problem
Summary: Information about postnatal depression, including how to recognise symptoms and where to get help.

Title: Seeing a doctor, specialist or health professional
Summary: Doctors and other health professionals are often our first point of contact with the healthcare system. Identifying the different professional roles in healthcare, learning the language of healthcare and finding new ways to approach consultations are some of the key features of these pages. You will find information for yourself as well as information to help you help someone else you are caring for.

Title: Sexual assault factsheet
Summary: This translated fact sheet outlines how in Australia, it is against the law to sexually assault anyone. A person who commits sexual assault can go to jail, whether they are a man or a woman. It outlines what sexual assault includes, and also provides contact details for support services.

Title: Skills for education and employment (bilingual version)
Summary: This translated resource provides information on the Skills for Education and Employment program, designed to help individuals gain the skills and confidence needed to improve chances of getting a job or successfully completing vocational training. It includes information on who is eligible for the program, who runs the program and where to get further information.

Title: Smoke from a brown coal mine fire
Summary: The Department of Health and Human Services has prepared this general information so that you know what to do to protect your health and the health of anyone in your care who may be exposed to smoke from a brown coal mine fire

Title: Smoke from a landfill fire
Summary: The Department of Health and Human Services has prepared this general information so that you know what to do to protect your health and the health of anyone in your care who may be exposed to smoke from a landfill fire.

Title: Smoke from a peat fire
Summary: The Department of Health and Human Services has prepared this general information so that you know what to do to protect your health and the health of anyone in your care who may be exposed to smoke from a peat fire. Peat fires are uncommon and generally occur in locations away from populated areas. Peat fires smoulder for a long time and can be difficult to put out. Smoke contains fine particles, water vapour and gases including carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide and nitrogen oxides. Some peat fires may produce sulfur compounds which can be odourous.

Title: Smoke from a tyre fire
Summary: The Department of Health and Human Services has prepared this general information so that you know what to do to protect your health and the health of anyone in your care who may be exposed to smoke from a tyre fire. Tyres are made of vulcanised rubber, steel and textiles. Tyre fires create large amounts of thick black smoke and can be difficult to put out. Smoke from a tyre fire contains a number of substances, including fine particles, oxides of sulfur, carbon monoxide, volatile organic compounds and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons.

Title: Social work services (bilingual version)
Summary: Social workers can help if you are experiencing a crisis, are in need of support or are unsure how to access the right assistance. This fact sheet provides information on why and where to contact a social worker.

Title: Speak to Bolton Clarke in your own language
Summary: Australians speak over 300 languages. Bolton Clarke understands it is important to have information in your language. This can help you get the health and aged care services you need. Bolton Clarke has a National Language Line. You can speak with us in your language with the help of a telephone interpreter. You can call 24 hours a day, every day of the year.

Title: Stay healthy, stay hydrated
Summary: The A2 poster explains your body is 70% water, dehydration reduces your attention and ability to concentrate by 13%. Drinking 6-8 glasses a day helps to keep you in top shape.

Title: Support for new parents on leave from work (bilingual version)
Summary: Help if you are a parent taking time off work to care for a newborn or recently adopted child. The Australian Government funds the scheme.

Title: Supporting parents and families: the mental health and well-being of children and young people
Summary: This brochure will help you to become aware of the warning signs of mental health problems, the importance of seeking early help and the ways you can help support your child or young person.

Title: Surgeon question prompt list
Summary: This is a list of questions you can ask when you see your surgeon to help you get the information you want about your illness and possible treatments. You and your family can use this pamphlet to help you decide what you need to ask your surgeon each time you have an appointment

Title: Survive the heat: brochure
Summary: The "Survive the heat" brochure contains information on how individuals can take care of themselves and look out for family, friends and neighbours who may need help coping with the heat.

Title: Taskforce integrity (audio)
Summary: The Taskforce identifies people who deliberately withhold or provide false information to claim welfare payments.

Title: The contraceptive implant
Summary: Bilingual Fact sheet on basic information on the contraceptive implant - contact numbers only valid in NSW

Title: The contraceptive injection
Summary: Bilingual Factsheet on basic information on contraceptive injection - contact numbers only valid in NSW

Title: The Copper IUD
Summary: Bilingual fact sheet about the copper IUD form of contraception. The sheet includes information about what the copper IUD is, how it works, possible side effects and how it is inserted and removed. NSW contact details.

Title: The emergency contraceptive pill
Summary: Bilingual fact sheet on the emergency contraceptive pill or ECP (sometimes wrongly called the ‘morning after pill’). Information on how the ECP works, how to take it, possible side effects and where it can be purchased. NSW contact details.

Title: The female condom
Summary: A bilingual fact sheet about the female condom, including how it works as contraception, how effective it is, and how to insert and remove it. NSW contact details.

Title: The hormone-releasing IUD
Summary: Information about the hormone-releasing inter-uterine device (IUD) form of contraception (MIRENA®). This fact sheet includes information on what an IUD is, how it works, how it is fitted and removed, who can (and can't) use it, and possible side effects. NSW contact details.

Title: The male condom
Summary: Bilingual information sheet about the male condom, including what a condom is, how it works, how to use it, side effects and where to get them. NSW contact details.

Title: The pap test has changed: more accurate, less often
Summary: Cervical screening has changed in Australia. The Pap test has been replaced with a new Cervical Screening Test every five years. The latest medical and scientific evidence shows that having a Cervical Screening Test every five years is just as safe, and is more effective than having a Pap test every two years.

Title: The Victorian health system
Summary: Victoria’s health system offers a vast range of services and support to Victorians across the state. Whether you are seeing a doctor, going to hospital for surgery or in need of emergency or crisis support, these pages outline the services that are available to you. They will also highlight the benefits of planning ahead and show you new ways to coordinate your healthcare.

Title: Thunderstorm Asthma - community fact sheet
Summary: This community facthsheet explain epidemic thunder storm asthma. People who have asthma or hay fever can get severe asthma symptoms during pollen season when  high grass pollen counts combine with a certain type of thunderstorm. When a large number of people develop asthma symptoms over a short period of time, this is known  as epidemic thunderstorm asthma. Epidemic thunderstorm asthma events are uncommon and don’t occur every year. In south-east Australia they can happen during grass pollen season from October through December. Thunderstorm asthma can affect those with asthma or hay fever – especially people who experience wheezing or coughing with their hay fever. That’s why it’s important for people with asthma or hay fever to know about thunderstorm asthma and what they can do to help protect themselves during grass  pollen season.

Title: Thunderstorm Asthma overview (video)
Summary: Find out more about thunderstorm asthma and how it affects people with asthma and hay fever.

Title: Trauma - reaction and recovery
Summary: This translated resource provides information on the reaction and recovery from traumatic experiences. The resource emphasises that it is normal to have strong reactions following a distressing or frightening event, and that people can experience a range of physical, mental, emotional and behavioural reactions. It gives some examples on how to resolve traumatic reactions to trauma and encourages the seeking of help from a health professional.

Title: Treating pandemic influenza
Summary: The flu is a highly contagious viral infection that can cause severe illness and life-threatening complications, including pneumonia. The flu is spread by contact with fluids from coughs and sneezes. This fact sheet provides information about what symptoms to expect with the flu, and how to treat influenza with antiviral medication during a pandemic.

Title: Tubal steralisation
Summary: Bilingual information sheet on Tubal Sterilisation, which is a permanent form of contraception. It is an operation that women can have so that they cannot become pregnant. NSW contact details.

Title: Understanding mental illness
Summary: Mental illness is a general term for a group of illnesses that affect the mind or brain. These illnesses, which include bipolar disorder, depression, schizophrenia, anxiety and personality disorders, affect the way a person thinks, feels and acts.

Title: Vaccine side effects
Summary: This translated document outlines common side effects that occur soon after vaccination and last 1 to 2 days. Generally no treatment is required. Download the document to find out more.

Title: Vaginal ring
Summary: Bilingual information sheet on the Vaginal Ring form of contraception. Information covered includes how it works, how to use it, potential side effects and what to do if you forget to use it. NSW contact details.

Title: Violence against women doesn't just start. It grows: a guide to having conversations with young people
Summary: This translated brochure is a guide to having conversations with young people about violence against women. the brochure emphasises that the cycle of violence against women starts with disrespectful behaviour, and when we excuse these behaviours in our kids, we let it grow. It includes information on how to influence children's beliefs from a young age and having the conversation.

Title: Vulvovaginitis
Summary: Vulvovaginitis (vul-vo-vaj-ee-night-is) is inflammation or irritation of the vagina and vulva (external female genital area). Mild vulvovaginitis is a very common problem, and some children will have vulvovaginitis many times. Once puberty has begun, vulvovaginitis usually occurs less often. In most cases, vulvovaginitis is not a serious problem and it will usually improve with simple steps at home. Usually no medical treatment or tests are needed.

Title: What if you do not agree with a decision? (bilingual version)
Summary: If you do not agree with a decision about your entitlements, you have the right to ask for a review of the decision.

Title: What is a bipolar mood disorder
Summary: This brochure talks about bipolar mood disorder, its symptoms and possible causes, treatment options and where to go for help.

Title: What is a depressive disorder
Summary: This brochure talks about depressive disorders, outlining the main types, possible causes, treatment options and where to go for help.

Title: What is an anxiety disorder
Summary: This brochure talks about anxiety disorders, outlining the main types, possible causes, treatment options and suggestions on where to go for help

Title: What is an eating disorder
Summary: This brochure talks about eating disorders, outlining the main types, possible causes, treatment options and where to go for help.

Title: What is disability?
Summary: This translated flyer outlines some Disability Resources in Community Languages. It includes information on what disability is, what is the National Disability Coordination Officer Program, and provides links to information about where people with disabilities can get support and links to resources developed by other organisations.

Title: What is Dementia? (About dementia 1)
Summary: Dementia describes a collection of symptoms that are caused by disorders affecting the brain. It is not one specific disease. Dementia affects thinking, behaviour and the ability to perform everyday tasks. Brain function is affected enough to interfere with the person's normal social or working life.

Title: What is elder abuse? Elder abuse prevention
Summary: This translated fact sheet provides a brief overview of elder abuse and sources of information and support.

Title: What is mental illness?
Summary: This brochure talks about mental illness, outlining the main types, myths and misunderstandings, what can be done about stigma, and where to go for help.

Title: What is personality disorder?
Summary: This brochure talks about personality disorders, outlining the main types, possible causes, treatment options, and where to go for help.

Title: What is schizophrenia?
Summary: This brochure talks about schizophrenia, its symptoms and causes, treatment options and where to go for help

Title: When you will get your first payment (bilingual version)
Summary: When you claim a payment from us, you may not get paid straight awhis fact sheet outlines the waiting periods for various Centrelink payments.

Title: Working credit—working when you get a Centrelink payment (bilingual version)
Summary: Working Credit helps you keep more of your Centrelink payment and benefits when you start working.

Title: Worried about your memory (checklist)?
Summary: If you are worried about memory, this checklist will help you determine whether you need to talk about it with your doctor.

Title: Year 7 secondary school vaccine program - information and consent form
Summary: This translated consent form is for the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine and the Diphtheria-tetanus whooping cough vaccine that are offered to all children in Year 7 at secondary school or aged 12 to 13 years in the community setting. It firstly provides information on HPV and Diphtheria-tetanus whooping cough, and then has the consent form attached.

Title: Your brain matters: 5 simple steps to maximise your brain health
Summary: This translated guide was developed to inform of simple steps to help lower individual’s risk of developing chronic diseases like diabetes, heart disease and cancer. The five steps encourage looking after your heart, physical activity, mentally challenging yourself, a healthy diet and enjoying social activity.

Title: Your guide to food safety
Summary: This booklet will explain how simple practices can ensure the food that you buy and take home to prepare for yourself, your family or friends remains safe and enjoyable.

Title: Your health (bilingual version)
Summary: Your health This brochure outlines some of the benefits and services available for those enrolled in Medicare. Medicare helps Australians, and other eligible people, with the cost of some medical, medicine, and optical and hospital care.

Title: Your rights in Victoria
Summary: In Victoria it is against the law for someone to discriminate against you because of your race, religion, sex, political beliefs and many other things.

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