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.

COVID Information from Monash Council.


COVID-19 Information in Community Languages 

COVID-19 Information from Victorian DHHS (Department of Health and Human Services)

COVID-19 Vaccine information in your language.

Mask wearing information in community languages. The wearing of masks is now optional in our libraries.


MyAus Covid-19 App

Migration Council Australia (MCA) has developed MyAus COVID-19. It is a multilingual app for Australia’s culturally and linguistically diverse communities focused on COVID-19, its impact and available support. Download it from the Apple or Play Store.

MyAus COVID-19 app supports access to information in a user-friendly format, including via short animations. The app is supported by the Australian Government and is currently available in 29 community languages. For more information.



Australian Citizenship

Download a copy of Australian Citizenship: Our Common Bond. New edition now available in 40 languages.

Most Spoken Languages

Instructional videos are available through our YouTube channel. 

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 now resumed at Glen Waverley Library.


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.


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

Spanish - Español

Urdu - اردو


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Last updated: 19 November 2021