Links to more government sites
Translated government information
These links will take you to translated versions of important state and federal government information.
The 'We speak your language' section gives information in more than 50 languages about Centrelink payments and services, for people from multicultural backgrounds, people who are unemployed, people with disabilities, and numerous other welfare payments and services.
Roads and Maritime Services gives information about getting a driver's licence in NSW with PDF downloads available of the road users' handbook and the driver qualification test in several key community languages.
The Adult Migrant English Service (AMES) runs English-language classes, job-seeking courses and workplace-training programs.
Education and Communities provides information for parents and carers about schools in NSW in more than 40 community languages.
Goods and services
Fair Trading provides translated information for consumers about buying goods and services, how to avoid scams, product recalls, property and tenancy laws and how to make complaints.
NSW Health provides information about health issues and services across NSW in more than 60 different languages. Family and Community Services provides information about ageing, people with disabilities and home care in NSW.
The federal Department of Immigration and Citizenship has produced the publication Beginning a Life in Australia to help new migrants settle into their new home that provides national, state/territory and local settlement information.
Legal Aid NSW helps people who need legal advice on criminal, family and civil law matters.
The My Language website is a joint project of state and territory libraries around the nation to provide Australia’s multicultural society with internet search options in more than 65 different languages. It includes a library locator tool to help you find specific community language collections.
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) provides important tax information in more than a dozen key community languages.
Australian Taxation Office Adult Migrant English Service Centrelink Department of Immigration and Citizenship Education and Communities NSW Fair Trading Family and Community Services Health NSW Legal Aid NSW My Language Roads and Maritime Services
Last updated: Thursday, 30 August 2012