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Living Well Multicultural Program promotes nutrition to at risk groups

20.11.2014

20 November 2014: A cases study carried out by Curtin University and Griffith University found that refugees are at risk of chronic disease as a result of unhealthy diets and poor nutrition choices.

The Ethnic Communities Council of Queensland (ECCQ) has been funded by Queensland Health until June 2017 to continue to deliver a culturally specific lifestyle modification and education group program for priority and emerging culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities living in Queensland. (more…)

15x vacancies for refugees & humanitarian entrants to train as carpenters

06.11.2014

East Coast Apprenticeships are seeking refugee or humanitarian applicants with permanent residency status to become qualified carpenters through a unique FREE 14-week Pilot Training Program. The apprenticeship is considered as a full-time job, receiving on-site training and further TAFE training leading to a full trade outcome as a Carpenter. (more…)

Culturally diverse men attend forum on prostate cancer

05.11.2014

5 November 2014: Prostate cancer is a sensitive subject as it is often tied up with the idea of masculinity and culturally appropriate information isn’t readily available. In Australia, it is estimated that 15% of men diagnosed with prostate cancer are from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds. (more…)

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An Introduction to the Human Services Quality Framework

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