Settlement Guide

We're talking about life and issues that affect you in settling in Australia.

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How to change your name

There are many reasons why a person may wish to change their name. While the process to change is relatively simple, there are concerns some migrants change their name to avoid discrimination.


 2016-09-21  7m

Addressing drug use with your family

According to the Australian Drug Foundation, nearly three in ten teenagers have had a glass of alcohol in the past year. For many migrant parents addressing drug use can be a daunting task. Experts advise to stay calm and be non-judgemental.


 2016-09-14  10m

10 facts about stroke

A stroke is not a heart attack. A stroke occurs when the supply of blood to the brain is suddenly disrupted. Getting urgent medical help is critical to survival and recovery.


 2016-09-07  7m

Free English classes for migrants

Learning to speak and write English is a key skill for migrants to Australia. Many English learning programs are available for free, through hundreds of locations across the country.


 2016-08-31  8m

Dementia care for migrants

Dementia is not a normal part of ageing and yet Alzheimers Australia predicts by mid-century almost a million people will be living with the illness. Patients from diverse backgrounds face additional challenges in getting an early diagnosis and care support which meets their needs. Carers and health experts advocate a cultural approach to dementia care


 2016-08-24  8m

AFL embraces diversity

Reflecting our evolving population, AFL has become more multicultural with many new migrants taking up footy for a sense of belonging. These athletes often act as an inspiration and role model for their communities.


 2016-08-16  7m

The importance of STEM

Australia is undergoing digital disruption that is set to dramatically change the workforce. Yet with a continued decline in student uptake of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) school subjects Australia will need to look overseas to bring in skilled migrants as we prepare the next generation for the digital future.


 2016-08-10  8m

What to do when someone goes missing?

Every hour four people go missing in Australia. This year's National Missing Persons Week (31 July - 6 August) aims to raise awareness about the impacts on families and communities when a loved-one goes missing.


 2016-08-03  6m

How safe is your census data?

Australias census has a history of keeping personal information secure and private. However, this year the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) will make it compulsory for people to include their names and addresses. Privacy advocates are concerned that the move will not only lead to public backlash against the census but also undermine the accuracy and credibility of the census results.


 2016-07-27  8m

How to complete the census

The 2016 census on August 9 will be Australia's biggest ever survey. Run every five years, the census identifies key characteristics of the population to help plan for the country's future. And this year most people will complete it online.


 2016-07-20  6m