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WELCOME ON THE WEB | Womens, Greetings, Areas, Service, Queensland, Infolink, Welcome, Language | FATSILC, Fed. Aboriginal Torres Strait Island Languages and Culture
Women's Infolink, the Community Service arm of the Queensland Government's Office of Women's Affairs, is taking steps to welcome Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women to the centre, and has researched traditional greetings from a number of language areas in Queensland.
A greeting board, to be displayed in the office foyer, will carry welcoming messages in 35 non-English languages, including 7 from Queensland language regions.

The greetings in Jirrbal, Gungari, Guugu Yimithirr, Djabugay, Kala Lagaw Ya, Meriam Mir and Yugambeh also feature in Women's Infolink's homepage on the World Wide Web. This entry, located under "Welcome", expands the greetings to give a literal meaning, as well as notes on thelanguages and the areas from which they've come. The Web address is http ://www.

Women's Infolink is a Queensland-wide information and referral service. It provides information about a range of issues including Government andcommunity services, health and legal matters, violence, discrimination, employment and financial matters.

It produces information resources which are distributed free of charge, and has a resource library, study areas, photocopying service and conference room. It also has a children's play area and parent's room.

Drop into Women's Infolink on the Ground Floor, 56 Mary St. Brisbane City, or phone on freecall 1800 177577 or freecall fax 1800 656122.