The Ethnic Communities’ Council of NSW (ECCNSW) is non-for-profit community based organisation in NSW. As a peak body, ECCNSW represents the best interests of the state's culturally and linguistically diverse communities. It promotes the principles of multiculturalism and works vigorously to further develop a multicultural society that promotes social justice, community harmony and social cohesion.
The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria Inc. (ECCV) is the peak policy advocacy body for ethnic and multicultural organisations in Victoria. They are a community based, member driven organisation committed to advocating to decision makers to shape public policy to uphold the rights, interests of and empowering people from diverse multicultural backgrounds.
The Ethnic Communities Council of Queensland (ECCQLD)–Diversicare is recognised as one of Queensland’s premier provider of culturally appropriate community care. They respond to the community’s changing needs and collaborate with government and non-government sectors to ensure all Queenslanders have access to culturally appropriate community care. Diversicare ‘s mission is to deliver or ensure access to high quality innovative community care services that will enrich the lives of its frail, aged and disability clients.
The Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) was founded on the belief that all Australians, regardless of geography, age, cultural background or language skills should have access to high quality, independent, culturally-relevant Australian media. Their purpose is to inspire all Australians to explore, appreciate and celebrate our diverse world, and in doing so, contribute to building a cohesive society.
The National Ethnic and Multicultural Broadcasters’ Council (NEMBC) supports, assists and provides opportunities to develop multilingual and multicultural community broadcasting around the country through its programs and services. Its mission is to advocate for and support ethnic and multicultural community broadcasting by maintain and help connect people with their ancestry, language and culture, counter racism and be a voice for multiculturalism in Australia by contributing to media diversity.

The Speak My Language program is an initiative funded by the Commonwealth Government under the Dementia and Aged Care Services Fund Research and Innovation Grants 2017. It is proudly supported by ECCNSW and its primary partners ECCV, ECCQ (Diversicare) and our national broadcasting partners SBS and NEMBC.

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