Multicultural COVID-10 Updates – Easing of restrictions of 3 day lockdown from Jan 11th, 2021
- Translated eased restrictions in Greater Brisbane from 11 January 2021 is available in the Queensland Government website.
- Translated restrictions for residential aged care facilities, disability accommodation services and hospitals available in the Queensland Government website.
- January 11th 2.30pm – Recording of presentation by Dr Jeannette Young (Chief Health Officer) to Multicultural Community Leaders Brisbane – WATCH IT HERE
- Transcript of Dr Jeannette Young addressing Multicultural Community Leaders – Jan 11th
- More information about these restrictions including the road map, available from the Queensland Government here.
COVID-19 Updates – Jan 9th, 2021
- Jan 8th – Three-day lock down in Greater Brisbane (Qld Health)
- Jan 8th (Updated) – Visitor restrictions in place at hospitals, aged care facilities and disability accommodation services (Qld Health)
- Jan 8th – New visitor restrictions in place at hospitals, aged care facilities and disability accommodation services (Qld Health)
- Urgent COVID-19 Update (8th Jan, 2021) – Refugee Health Network Qld
Queensland Multicultural Health Action Plans and Reports
- Refugee Health and Well being: A policy and action plan for Queensland 2017-2020. 2018-2019 Progress Report (Jan 2020).
- First Progress Report on the Qld Multicultural Policy
- Qld Multicultural Action Plan 2019-20 to 2021-22
- Queensland Multicultural Action Plan Queensland Health Annual Report 2018-19
Investing in Refugees – Investing in Australia
The findings of a Review into Integration, Employment and Settlement Outcomes for Refugees and Humanitarian Entrants in Australia (Feb 2019) – Peter Shergold, Kerrin Benson and Margaret Piper. Read the Report and the Government’s response to the report here
This summary highlights humanitarian arrivals in Queensland, and the progress in the activities outlined in the Refugee Health and Wellbeing policy and action plan for Queensland 2017 to 2020 for the time period April 2017 to March 2018. Read the Snapshot of the Annual Progress Report 2018
A full report has been prepared by the Refugee Health Network Queensland team with input from the partner organisations who are leading the activities outlined in the plan and can be accessed online HERE.
Refugee Health Showcase 2018
Held on the 27th March at Hotel Jen, Brisbane, the Showcase was opened with a beautiful song and talk by Songwoman Maroochy. This was then followed by speakers including Donata Sackey (Chair, Refugee Health Partnership Advisory Group Queensland), Michael Walsh (Director-General, Department of Health), Magdalena Kuyang (QPASTT), Associate Professor Christine Phillips (ANU), Jennie Hughes (SBS) and Sonia Caton (Immigration lawyer, law lecturer and board director). View their presentations and more here.
Refugee Health And Wellbeing: Policy And Action Plan Launched
A new action plan to improve access to health services for refugees was launched as part of the Refugee Health and Wellbeing Showcase held in April 2017.
Other Presentations delivered on the day:
- Refugee Health Network Qld Launch – Donata Sackey, Deputy Director Centre for Integrated Care & Innovation and Vicky Jacobson, Network Coordinator
- Victorian Refugee Health Network Presentation – Lindy Marlow (State Wide Facilitator Refugee Health Program – Victoria)
- Refugee Health Network Qld Roundtable Discussion – Donata Sackey, Deputy Director Centre for Integrated Care & Innovation and Vicky Jacobson, Network Coordinator