MH Week 2016

Multicultural Health Week is held on the first week of September every year

In 2015, the theme of Multicultural Health Week was "Rights and Responsibilities:  Get Involved in Your Health Care” aimed at increasing awareness of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) consumers, including patients and carers on their rights and responsibilities.

 Key messages:

  Everyone has the right to be able to access healthcare service

  • Encourage people to discuss the rights and responsibilities with healthcare service provider.
  • Patients, consumers, healthcare providers and health service organisation all have an important part to play in achieving healthcare rights and contributing to a safe and high quality healthcare systems.


The launch was held on 7th September at NSW Parliament House.


Rights and Responsibilities