Translated Resources

Translated Resources

(Listed in alphabetical order)

Ageing Well

Speak my Language provides translated resources and carer’s guides to help client’s understand the Aged Care system.

Dementia Australia – Information in other languages

Allergy & Anaphylaxis

English and Arabic


Translated Appointment Reminder Tool – NSW Refugee Health Service


Asthma Australia has – 10 ways to live well with asthma and Asthma: What your doctor needs to know. Languages include Arabic, Burmese, Dinka, Dari and Nepali

Breast Health

Breast Screen Queensland and Metro North HHS developed an illustrated book called ‘Your Guide to Breast Health’. Download English version here.
Short versions have been translated here:

Bowel Screening

Translated brochures and videos

Child Development
Maternal and Child Health (Victoria) – Key Ages and Stages translated including: Kids Talk poster – 75 ways to encourage children, Play Learn Grow – ideas for your ​child’s development​​​​ and Healthy eating.

Metro South Health have developed videos in multiple languages about informed consent so that patients clearly understand the health problem and agree to what the health worker is going to do. View the videos here.

Diabetes NSW & ACT  – A series of books containing comprehensive, yet easy-to-understand information about diabetes that is available in 20 languages here.

Ethno Med – Pictorial presentations with bilingual voice overs including:

  • How Foods Affect Blood Sugar: A Guide for Ethiopian and Eritrean Patients with Diabetes
  • How Foods Affect Blood Sugar: A Guide for Iraqi and Syrian Patients with Diabetes
  • How Foods Affect Blood Sugar: A Guide for Somali Patients with Diabetes
    Download them all here

Amparo Advocacy have developed factsheets about the National Disability Insurance Scheme, translated into 33 languages

Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health – Disability Services Glossary in Arabic and Disability Services Glossary in Vietnamese

General Health
Community Health Hub – H
ealth information in spoken languagues in Arabic, Swahili, French, Somali, Dinka, Kinyarawanda and Kirundi with an English script.

Glossary of terms – seeing a Doctor, Specialist or health professional

Arabic (PDF file)
Assyrian (PDF file)
Dari (PDF file)
Farsi (Persian) (PDF file)
Karen (PDF file)
Khmer (Cambodian) (PDF file)
Vietnamese (PDF file)

National Heart Foundation provides information in English and Arabic about:

  • Warning signs action plan
  • Warnings signs fact sheet
  • Healthy heart habits
  • Heart healthy tips

Hepatitis B

My Guide to Chronic Hepatitis B


Easidose – A prescribing aid addressing language and literacy barriers using colour coding for medications, and picture based instructions for dose, frequency, duration and special conditions..

Mental Health
Queensland Health have translated fact sheets about the Mental Health Act.

Transcultural Mental Health Centre (NSW)  – Translated Consumer Medication Brochures

Metro South Qld Health – Information about healthy food, food safety, healthy drinks, and infant feeding for African communities.

Oral Health
Metro South Health have developed translated pictorial information sheets.

Queensland Health – Oral Health have translated the brochure ‘How to keep your teeth healthy’

Rights and responsibilities
UNSW have developed fact sheet and videos in multiple languages about Human rights for people in Australia


Qld Health have translated information into multiple languages here.

Vitamin D deficiency
NSW Health South Eastern Sydney Local Health Network Fact sheet includes information on who is at risk, how a vitamin D deficiency is diagnosed and treated. Available in multiple languages here. 

Women’s Health

Family Safety Pack – information on Australia’s laws regarding domestic and family violence, sexual assault and forced marriage, and a woman’s right to be safe.

Female Circumcision booklet for communities


Health Check Information

Other translated health resource websites

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