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.
On Arrival COVID19 Quarantine Process
In today’s episode. We’ll be talking about the quarantining process for all people arriving to Australia, including refugees.
Housing in Australia
In this episode 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.
Children’s Activities in Australia
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.
COVID Safe Living
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.
Working in Australia (Arabic)
In this episode, we are going to focus on employment and working conditions in Australia.
Higher Education – University (Arabic)
In this episode, we are going to focus on university in Australia. How to apply for university and what you can study.
Common Driving Laws in Australia
In this episode we are going to focus on some common driving laws regarding the use of seat belts and child restraints. We’ll also discuss traffic fines and Infringements.
Accessing Health Services Ep 1. Family Doctors (Arabic)
In this episode we are going to focus on the healthcare system and health providers in Victoria.
Accessing Health Services Ep 2. Emergency Services (Arabic)
In this episode we are going to focus on emergency support and response services such as Ambulance services in Victoria.
Accessing Health Services Ep 3. Specialists and Allied Health (Arabic)
In this episode we are going to focus on Health specialists support in Victoria.
Accessing Health Services Ep 4. Dental (Arabic)
In this episode we are going to focus on dental services and providers in Victoria.
Preparing for a Job Interview (Arabic)
In this episode we are going to focus on job interview preparation.
Fire Safety in Victoria (Arabic)
In this episode we are going to focus on fire safety rules to help keep you and your family safe.
Healthy Relationships Ep. 1 - Feeling Safe (English)
In this episode, we discuss the importance of feeling safe in relationships and what makes relationships unsafe.
- Mirta Saponja and Anthony Ferretto
Special thanks to AMES Australia team members for presenting in language episodes
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