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Information in my Language

Information on COVID in AUSLAN

Visit: https://www.expression.com.au/content.asp?id=430&t=coronavirus&cid=24 or dss.gov.au/disabilityhelp.

Australian Government Department of Health Translated COVID-19 Resources

Visit: https://www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert/translated-coronavirus-covid-19-resources

NSW Health Multilingual resources

Visit: https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/covid-19/Pages/resources.aspx

SBS Multilingual Portal

Visit: https://www.sbs.com.au/language/coronavirus

Translating and interpreting service

Phone: 13 14 50
When calling a Government organisation the interpreting service is free. There may be a fee for other calls, if in doubt please ask if the service will be free.

COVID-19 Community Videos by Bilingual Community Educators (BCEs):

Important message on COVID-19 from NSW

What you need to know about COVID-19 Video
Physical Distancing Video Messages by Bilingual Health Workers

NSW Multicultural Health Communication Services

Feeling unwell? Avoid large family gatherings and get tested immediately

If you’re part of a large, extended family, staying away can be the greatest act of love. COVID-19 testing clinic information. Social media graphics are available in 13 languages: ArabicChinese - SimplifiedChinese - TraditionalEnglishGujaratiHindiPunjabiItalianSinhaleseSomaliTamilTurkishUrdu and Vietnamese.

Help protect your family from COVID-19 – Animated Graphics

Social media animated graphics with COVID-19 testing information to protect your family are available in 15 languages: ArabicArmenianBanglaEnglishFilipinoGreekIndonesianMacedonianMongolianNepaliPortugueseRussianSimplified ChineseSpanishTraditional ChineseThai, and Vietnamese.

Getting tested at a COVID-19 testing clinic is safe 

Social media graphics about getting tested at a COVID-19 clinic are available in 37 languages: ArabicArmenianAssyrianBanglaBurmeseCroatianDariDinkaEnglishFarsiFilipinoFrenchGreekIndonesianItalianJapaneseKurdish-KurmanjiKoreanLaoMacedonianMalteseMongolianNepaliPortuguesePolishPunjabRussianSamoanSerbianSimplified ChineseSpanishSwahiliTamilTonganTraditional ChineseThaiTurkishUrdu and Vietnamese.

Testing at public COVID-19 clinics is free

No Medicare card is required to get tested at a public COVID-19 clinic. You must self-isolate until you get your results. Social media graphics are available in 37 languages: ArabicArmenianAssyrianBanglaBurmeseCroatianDariDinkaEnglishFilipinoFrenchGreekIndonesianItalianJapaneseKurdish-KurmanjiKoreanLaoMacedonianMalteseMongolianNepaliPortuguesePolishPunjabRussianSamoanSerbianSimplified ChineseSpanishTamilTonganTraditional ChineseThaiTurkishUrdu and Vietnamese.

COVID-19 symptoms and testing posters

If you have symptoms such as a scratchy/sore throat, cough, unexplained fever or shortness of breath, you should be tested for tested for COVID-19. Call your GP or visit a COVID-19 clinic. Posters available in 44 languages: Arabic, Assyrian, Farsi, UrduArmenian, Croatian, Russian, SerbianBangla, Nepali, Punjabi, TamilBurmese, Karen, Swahili, TibetanChinese - Simplified, Chinese - Traditional, Korean, VietnameseDari, Khmer, Kurdish, KurmanjiDinka, Kirundi, Samoan, TonganFrench, Portuguese, Spanish, TurkishGreek, Italian, Macedonian, Polish, and Indonesian, Japanese, Mongolian, Thai.

Help us stop the spread posters

Help us stop the spread of COVID-19 between people. Hygiene posters available in 40 languages: Arabic, Assyrian, Farsi, UrduArmenian, Croatian, Russian, SerbianBangla, Nepali, Punjabi, TamilBurmese, Karen, Swahili, TibetanChinese - Simplified, Chinese - Traditional, Korean, VietnameseDari, Khmer, Kurdish, KurmanjiDinka, Kirundi, Samoan, TonganFrench, Portuguese, Spanish, TurkishGreek, Italian, Macedonian, Polish and Indonesian, Japanese, Mongolian, Thai.

Look after your mental health during COVID-19 posters

If you’re feeling overwhelmed, you can talk to a trained counsellor any time by calling the Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Line: 1800 512 348. For a free telephone interpreter, call 131 450. Posters available in 37 languages: ArabicArmenianAssyrianBanglaBurmeseCroatianDariDinkaEnglishFarsiFrenchItalianJapaneseKhmerKoreanKurdish-KurmanjiLaoMacedonianMongolianNepaliPolishPortuguesePunjabiRussianSimplified ChineseSerbianSpanishSwahiliTamilTraditional ChineseThaiTurkishUrdu and Vietnamese.

Brochure – just got tested for COVID-19?

Brochure available in 19 languages: ArabicBurmeseCroatianEnglishFarsiGreekHindiItalianKarenKirundiMacedonianPolishPortugueseRussianSerbianSpanishSwahiliTurkish and Vietnamese.

Physical Distancing and COVID-19 information videos

COVID-19 preventative video information available in 11 languages: ArabicCantoneseDinkaFilipinoHazaragiIndonesianKarenKurdishMandarin, and Swahili.

Launch of WeChat – Health Resources in Chinese

The NSW Multicultural Health Communication Services has launched a new WeChat platform for Chinese-Australian community members to access the latest NSW Health information in-language, available as online posts.

Follow the MHCS WeChat via the QR code to access health news in Chinese.