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Hamza Vayani

As the Executive Officer for Mental Health in Multicultural Australia (MHiMA), Hamza’s work involved a focus on advocating for improved service access and delivery outcomes for culturally and linguistically diverse communities requiring mental health services and in improving the level of consumer and carer participation through development of the Framework for Mental Health in Multicultural Australia.

Hamza is employed with Queensland Health and is a member of the Health Consumers Queensland Collaborative.  He continues to advocate for culturally responsive and holistic health, mental health, drug and alcohol services for people of culturally and linguistically diverse communities. Hamza lives on the Gold Coast and is originally from the UK. He migrated to Australia in 2008 with his wife and has two daughters.

Last updated 18 August 2016

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