The objective of the WA Language Services Policy is to ensure equitable access to Western Australian public sector services, through the provision of language services.The Government of Western Australia is committed to ensuring that all Western Australians are provided with access to services that are responsive and of high quality. This includes those who are not able to communicate effectively in written and/or spoken Standard Australian English, including some Aboriginal people, some people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and people who are Deaf or hard of hearing.
To achieve this State Government agencies must:
The WA Language Services Policy statement is supplemented by comprehensive guidelines that include information about:
Supporting information sheets, diagrams and charts can be downloaded from this page.