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Supporting multicultural communities through coronavirus (COVID-19)

We are working with multicultural and multifaith communities to ensure they get the support they need through the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.


COVID-19: latest in-language advice, information and support

Help your community stay informed about COVID-19. Find in-language health advice and information on supports to share with your community, including how to access an interpreter.

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Victoria’s multicultural communities face unique challenges as a result of the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

On 13 August 2020, the Victorian Government established a Cultural and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Communities Taskforce.

The CALD Communities Taskforce is working in partnership with community organisations, local governments and the Victorian Multicultural Commission to develop community specific, locally delivered solutions that will help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). This includes providing timely emergency relief, tailored health advice and direct engagement with multicultural and multifaith communities during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Since May 2020, the Victorian Government has announced $61.4 million to support Victoria’s multicultural and multifaith communities through the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

This includes:

Reviewed 07 June 2021

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