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Refugee Health Outreach Program

The Refugee Health Outreach Program provides support and care coordination services to newly arrived refugees by coordinating access for patients to GP and allied health services, supporting general practice to conduct Refugee Health Assessments and improve health literacy.
Our funded providers are:

  • Multicultural Australia
  • Access Community Services

The Program also:

  • reduces barriers to ongoing health care management
  • facilitates transfer of medical information across health services
  • encourages allied health practices to use the Translating and Interpreting Service.

Who is eligible?

Patients must be in the ‘People in the Humanitarian Settlement Program’ to be eligible.

Interpreting for Allied Health Professionals Program

This Program provides interpreting services for allied health professionals treating patients from refugee and multicultural backgrounds across our region.

The Program provides:

  • access to private allied health services by non-English speaking clients
  • interpreter services at nil cost to allied health professionals working in private practice to communicate with non-English speaking clients/refugee clients
  • phone interpreting services.

On-site interpreting is not funded by this program. Allied Health providers need to express their interest to be considered for this program.

Need support?

Our Primary Care Liaison team is available to provide one-on-one support.

P: 07 4615 0900

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