Australian Life Podcast by AMES Australia

Date
1 July 2021
Category
Settlement Life in Australia Migration and skilledmi Health Wellbeing PVAW

AMES Australia's Humanitarian Settlement Program (HSP) team have created a podcasts series, Australian Life Podcast by AMES Australia, in multiple languages that offer information to clients on a variety of topics related to their settlement journey. They will be provided to clients in hotel quarantine and cover subjects including: driving licenses and laws, childcare and kindergarten; Victoria's justice system; AMEP and language schools for children, access to health services and fire safety. More podcasts on a range of other topics are in the process of being developed with the intention of enhancing clients' orientation and settlement in a new country.

Children’s Activities in Australia (English)
In this episode we’ll be talking about engaging children with activities in the local community.  We’ll be discussing activities for a range of children’s ages, some free, some not, and some that you can do during the week, on weekends and even during school holidays.

COVID19 Vaccinations in Australia (English)
In this episode we are going to focus on the cost, availability and side effects of COVID19 vaccinations.

Regional Victoria – Mildura (English)
In this episode, we discuss the regional city of Mildura in Victoria's north west. Housing, transport, lifestyle in Mildura.

Working in Australia (English)
In this episode, we are going to focus on employment and working conditions in Australia.

Common Driving Laws in Victoria (English)
In this episode we are going to focus on some common driving laws regarding use of seat belts, child restraints, traffic fines and Infringements.  For a full list of driving laws you can visit the VicRoads website.

Adult Migrant English Program AMEP (English)
In this episode we are going to talk about the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP).

Driving in Victoria (English)
In this episode we are going to focus on driving in Victoria with an international licence and booking for a driving test to get your Victorian licence.

English Language Schools in Melbourne (English)
In this episode we will discuss finding English language schools and why they are important for children.

Preparing for a Job Interview (English)
In this episode we are going to focus on job interview preparation.

Healthy Relationships Ep. 1 - Feeling Safe (English)
In this episode, we discuss the importance of feeling safe in relationships and what makes relationships unsafe.

Healthy Relationships Ep. 2 - Feeling Safe (English)
In this episode, we discuss the importance of feeling safe in relationships and where to go for help if you need support.

COVID Safe Living (English)
In this episode, we are going to talk about everyone’s responsibility for COVID Safe living.  In order to protect our family, friends and community, there are a number of adjustments that we all can make. 

Fire Safety in Victoria (English)
In this episode we are going to focus on fire safety rules to help keep you and your family safe.

Childcare and Kindergarten (English)
In this episode we are going to talk about childcare options and kindergarten in Victoria.

Accessing Health Services Ep 1. Family Doctors (English)
In this episode we are going to focus on the healthcare system and health providers in Victoria.

Accessing Health Services Ep 2. Emergency Services (English)
In this episode we are going to focus on emergency support and response services such as Ambulance services in Victoria.

Higher Education – University (English)
In this episode, we are going to focus on university in Australia. How to apply for university and what you can study.

Housing in Australia (English)
Today we’ll be talking about the state of Australia’s housing market,  and support available for the housing search.  We’ll also talk about the differences between private rental and public housing. 

Australia’s On Arrival COVID19 Quarantine Process (English)
In today’s episode. We’ll be talking about the quarantining process for all people arriving to Australia, including refugees.

Producers: 

  • Mirta Saponja, Anthony Ferretto & Arthur Chan

Series Presenters:

  • Haka Chin - Aye Min
  • Karen - Ah Eh
  • Hazaragi - Shukrullah Shukrullah and Shabir Hussain
  • Burmese - Ah Eh
  • Swahili - Anne Chege
  • Farsi - Kimya Matin
  • Arabic - Bara Miskony, Bayda Ilyas, Eman Hana, Rita Betto
  • Karenni - Romsemary Lewis
  • Nepalese - Sneha Niroula
  • English - Lisa Accadia

 

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