Posts Tagged ‘ethnic’

Christmas cheer for Settling In fund recipients

Comments Off | 12-15-2015

A total of $315,820 in funding has been approved for 48 applicants from not-for-profit organisations working with refugees and migrants, Ethnic Communities Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga announced today.
The money comes from the Office of Ethnic Communities’ Settling In fund, which is available for projects or initiatives that seek to support successful settlement for refugee and [...]

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Language Line use continues to grow

Comments Off | 07-21-2015

More than 1000 people a week are now using the telephone interpreter service Language Line, Ethnic Communities Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga says.
Over the last year, almost 56,500 phone calls were made to access Language Line, which allows non-English speakers to communicate with organisations across the public, private and not for profit sectors confidentially and free [...]

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$889k fund helps councils work with youth

Comments Off | 03-18-2015

Youth Minister Nikki Kaye says from today, councils can apply for a share of $889,000 funding under the 2015 Youth Development Partnership Fund to help them work with young people.
“Young people need to be involved in local decision-making, so that their views are reflected in the projects and facilities around them.
“The fund’s aim is to [...]

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