Multicultural communities COVID-19 advice

Translated COVID-19 vaccine information

Getting vaccinated is the best way to protect yourself and your community from COVID-19. Information about COVID-19 vaccines has been translated into multiple languages for you to access and share.

Professor Nicola Spurrier, South Australia’s Chief Public Health Officer, provided an update about the COVID-19 vaccines at a recent community information session.

Watch the Information Session on our YouTube channel or download a copy of the presentation slides (PDF 4MB).

Translated COVID-19 information

Finding current information about COVID-19 will help you and your family stay safe. A range of translated resources about COVID-19 are available for multicultural communities. 

Audio information has also been produced in several languages, as well as a “Stop the Spread” series of translated videos.>

Further translated COVID-19 resources are available from the following organisations:

Mental health and wellbeing translated resources

Looking after your mental wellbeing is as important as looking after your physical health. It’s also important to know where to go for help. The Australian Department of Health has translated resources on:

Beyond Blue have also developed information for managing your mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic in languages other than English.

Telephone services

If you require translating or interpreting services, call 131 450.

The Australian Migrant Resource Centre (AMRC) has compiled a list of telephone and emergency services contacts. Their multilingual telephone service is available from Monday to Friday from 9.00 am to 4.30 pm.

Grants

Applications are open for the CALD COVID-19 Health Small Grants Fund, made available through the Federation of Ethnical Communities Council of Australia (FECCA). The funding is designed to help community groups to lead local communication activities around the COVID-19 vaccine, targeting CALD communities.

To find out more, and to apply, visit http://fecca.org.au/grants/. Applications close in January 2022.

Aboriginal communities

Visit the Aboriginal communities page for Aboriginal COVID-19 services and translated resources in Pitjantjatjara and English.

Translated COVID-19 resources

Select your language from the menu below for translated COVID-19 information.