Federal government releases coronavirus vaccine plan to reach Australia’s multicultural communities
The federal government wants to ensure that people from multicultural communities get vaccinated against COVID-19, with the first doses of the Pfizer jab set to arrive in Australia by the end of the week.
Health Minister Greg Hunt on Sunday released the government’s $1.3 million culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) vaccination plan to ensure information is translated into 60 languages for these communities.
“That means we will be doing advertisements in over 30 languages, information sheets and videos in over 60 languages with the support of SBS. I want to thank everybody who has been involved with that,” he told reporters.
“The government recognises that people from multicultural communities are a significant part of the health, aged care, child care and disability…