Community Languages

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Monash community information resources

Monash Council has compiled information to assist our residents to better understand the local services and support options available to them. Information is available in a variety of languages.

Mask wearing information in community languages.


Most Spoken Languages

Chinese - 中文

Greek - Ελληνικά

Italian - Italiano

Hindi - हिंदी

Sinhala - සිංහල

Vietnamese - Tiếng Việt

Tamil - தமிழ்



Auslan is the language of the deaf community in Australia. AUSLAN Signbank resources.

AUSLAN storytimes in the library have been cancelled. Check our Online Storytimes page for more information.



The most comprehensive record of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander publications available.

BlackWords covers all forms of creative writing, plus film, television, criticism and scholarship, both by and about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander writers and literary and storytelling cultures. Please be aware that BlackWords contains images and information about people who have died.

Languages and Holdings at Branch Libraries

The list of languages and holdings at each branch.

Instructional videos are available through our YouTube channel.


All Other Community Languages

Arabic - العربية

Bengali - বাংলা

Chinese - 中文

Croatian - Hrvatski

Farsi - فارسی

French - Français

German - Deutsch

Greek - Ελληνικά

Indonesian - Bahasa Indonesia

Italian - Italiano

Japanese - 日本語

Korean - 한국의

Polish - Polski

Punjabi - ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਦੇ

Russian - Pусский

Serbian - Cрпски

Sinhala - සිංහල

Spanish - Español

Urdu - اردو


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Last updated: 13 January 2021