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The Abbott Government will invest over $22 million in assisting humanitarian entrants and other vulnerable migrants under 25 participate in education and make successful transitions to work the Hon. Scott Morrison and Parliamentary Secretary, Senator the Hon. Concetta Fierravanti-Wells announced today.
The Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Social Services, Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells today met with Directors from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Sydney.
Aged care providers will be supported with training and resources to assist them to deliver culturally appropriate care for older Australians thanks to a $3.8 million investment by the Abbott Government.
As a Government we do understand that the ageing of our population is one of the biggest social issues facing our country and it is putting measures in place to maximise healthy and positive ageing.
Australia is a world leader in settlement services and since the end of World War II, we have welcomed 7.5 million migrants, including over 800, 000 under our humanitarian programme.
The Government recognises and values the integral role of local communities in building resistance to violent extremism and creating strong community networks.
European Network of Public Service Interpreters (ENPSIT) conference: Beating Babel in Multilingual Service Settings
Community translation services help to empower our citizens to engage and remain informed. The work of community translators cannot be over-stated.
Interview with Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells