Translating the COVID-19 message

Melbourne Medical School’s Associate Professor Robyn Woodward-Kron warns some groups in our culturally diverse society may become more marginalised and vulnerable as the COVID-19 crisis continues to develop.

Corona virus message
The Government's Corona Virus message in the Farsi language.

Associate Professor Woodward-Kron is particularly concerned that Australians of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds may not be getting the information they need to protect themselves and their families. The risks for older migrants are even greater.

It is critical that the right information is translated into the right languages using visual elements to further aid comprehension.

Associate Professor Woodward-Kron has recently been interviewed by the ABC and SBS.