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Letter from the Chair

by Esther Lozano - Tuesday, 12 September 2017

After another eventful quarter, we wish to report that the ECCNSW has continued in its work at the state, federal, and local community level. Our members have been engaged on many fronts as well as the Board members and Members’ Forum who work tirelessly to ensure our representation as a peak body remains a priority. 

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ECCNSW ‘Speak My Language’ Program begins consultations with CALD representatives in NSW

by Esther Lozano - Tuesday, 8 August 2017

The newly established Speak My Language Program met with bilingual educators and CALD representatives to begin planning for the on-air community broadcast programs which are due to begin broadcasting across NSW in January 2018.

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The new “Speak My Language” program funded by the Commonwealth will facilitate access to aged care in more than 25 languages

by Esther Lozano - Tuesday, 18 July 2017

The Ethnic Communities Council of New South Wales welcomes the Australian Government’s announcement to provide 2-year funding for the “Speak My Language” project to be funded under the recent Dementia Aged Care Choices funding round.

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Message of the Chair, Peter Doukas

by Esther Lozano - Tuesday, 4 July 2017

I write this message to you after a very unsettling couple of months. The recent terrorist attacks in our sister cities highlight the turbulent times we live in. Now more than ever we need solidarity if we are to maintain our liberty and security. 

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Improving options for victims of domestic violence who are renting in NSW

by Esther Lozano - Tuesday, 20 June 2017

ECCNSW has joined 87 organisations urging the NSW Government to expand the evidence victims of domestic violence will be able to rely on to end their tenancy immediately without penalty.

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