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Who we are


The Health Translations Directory is an initiative from the Victorian Government of Australia. The Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health has been contracted by the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services to manage and improve the Directory.
If you’d like to make a comment or suggestion, please get in contact with us and one of our team members will be in touch with you within 5 working days.

Our purpose


We aim to improve the health of people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
We do this by providing health professionals and community members with reliable, accurate, and up to date health information in many different languages.
We link to multilingual resources published by government departments, peak health bodies, hospitals, and community health and welfare organisations.
The Directory is continually growing by organisations who register their translated health information. Our team is dedicated to expanding the Directory and actively source high quality translated health information on the web.
If you have a multilingual resource you would like linked on the Directory, please register your resource.

Quality of resources


We ensure that all linked resources are of high standard and provide reliable translated health information.
Each resource has to meet certain criteria outlined in the editorial guidelines and the collection policy. If you’d like to see what criteria each resource must meet, have a look at this checklist.

How it works


The Health Translations Directory provides direct links to reliable translated health resources produced in Australia.
We do not host or upload resources, but provide a link to resources hosted on third-party website Organisations are responsible for registering their own multilingual resource on the Health Translations Directory.

There are three ways to access resources on the Directory:
1- Use the Advanced Search tool – where you can search for resources by keyword, language, topic, organisation or the combination of all criteria
2- Browse by language
3- Browse by topic

The Health Translations Directory is always improving

The Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health has been contracted to manage and improve Health Translations. We are regularly reviewing our collection and improving your experience of the directory. We rely on your contributions. If you are aware of a multilingual health resource, produced in Australia, please register it here or let us know.