Nearly 30% of residents in the City of Wagga Wagga speak languages other than English at home.
Wagga Wagga residents from non-English speaking backgrounds can be connected immediately with an interpreter who speaks their language.
Telephone Interpreter Service Call 131450.
Multicultural Advisory Committee
The City of Wagga Wagga Multicultural Advisory Committee draws its membership from the broad range of multicultural groups and agencies across the municipality. The committee meets four times a year and advises the council on policies and plans that support our multicultural community. Committee members currently are:
- John Moi
- Atlanta Hall
- Erwin Richter
- Deidre Moulden
- John Craig
- Swie Madden
- Greg Lowe
- Belinda Crain
- Albert Kajue
- David Pyke
- Frank Jarfoi
- Cheryl Cartwright
- David Pyke
Local Multicultural Community Groups, Services & Information
There are many local Multicultural Community Groups, services & information in Wagga Wagga. Click here to access.
Community Relations Commission
The Community Relations Commission For a Multicultural NSW has responsibility for promoting community harmony, participation and access to services in order that the contribution of cultural diversity to NSW is celebrated and recognised as an important social and economic resource. As the leading government agency, it builds strong relationships with ethnic community groups and develops and fosters extensive networks throughout various communities through its programs and services.
As such, the CRC is positioned to provide comprehensive advice to government on multicultural issues. A Link to the Community Relations Commission Guide for services is here
Living in Australia
For information on living in Australia in 37 community languages, visit the Department of Immigration and Citizenship website at Beginning a Life in Australia. This resource provides useful national, state/territory and local settlement information for migrants, humanitarian entrants, their sponsors and service providers.
Cultural and Religious Dates Calendar
For a full listing of cultural and religious days of significance, visit the Department of Immigration and Citizenship Calendar.
My Language Multilingual Websites
This website provides access to search enginges, web directories and news in over 60 languages.
Multicultural Web is a broad based community education project aiming to provide basic internet training and access to disadvantaged Non English Speaking Background people in our community in a range of languages. The site has lots of practical links and LOTE Online resources. See www.multiculturalweb.org.