Multilingual Women’s Health Library

Welcome to the library

The MCWH Library is a specialist library of women’s health resources made for migrant and refugee communities in languages other than English or easy to read English.

Our library is a welcoming place where women across Australia can connect and build life long knowledge and skills for their health and wellbeing.

About the collection

This library collection has been built by women from migrant and refugee backgrounds for over 30 years.

It includes items that relate to:

  • women’s health and wellbeing,
  • migrant and refugee women’s experiences,
  • health information relevant to living in Australia

Who can use the library

The multilingual library is a free service for all people and services across Australia to use, as well as MCWH staff.

The library is located in Collingwood, Victoria. You can browse and borrow books, reports, DVDs and other resources we use to support our advocacy, education, training and knowledge sharing with women from migrant and refugee backgrounds.

You can also browse our online catalogue of multilingual resources and call us on 1800 656 421 to find and request information in your language.

To be safe and stop the spread of COVID please call before you visit our Collingwood library!

Our offices in Collingwood are temporarily closed. Please contact the Multilingual Library & Resource Coordinator before you plan to visit.

For more information

To find out more about how Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health Library can support you contact:

Carmela Ieracitano
Monday to Friday
Office phone: (03) 9418 0910


The online catalogue is funded by the Commonwealth Government through Multicultural Women’s Health Australia, a national program to improve the health and wellbeing of migrant and refugee women across Australia.