Language Assistance

North Sydney is a vibrant community with a major commercial centre surrounded by shopping villages and neighbourhoods.

We celebrate community harmony, respect and diversity.

Our residents, workers and students are proud to belong and we welcome those who visit and enjoy the area.


Translation of non-English languages

If you do not understand this information, please ring the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) on 13 14 50, and ask for an interpreter in your language to contact North Sydney Council on (02) 9936 8100. This is a free service.








English Conversation Classes

For English conversation classes, refer to the Migrant Quick Reference Guide below in your language.

Community groups offering English conversation classes in the North Sydney area include:

1.    Sydney Multicultural Services – Phone: 9955 3952

2.    The Crows Nest Centre – Phone: 9438 5122

3.    St Thomas Church ESL – Phone: 8908 4800

4.    St Peter’s Presbyterian Church, North Sydney – Contact Betty - Phone/Text: 0421 436 476, Email:  

5.    The Chinese Christian Church – Phone: 9955 2800


Migrant Quick Reference Guide

Migrant Quick Reference Guide - English (732KB)

Migrant Quick Reference Guide - Chinese (1MB)

Migrant Quick Reference Guide - Japanese (1MB)

Migrant Quick Reference Guide - Spanish (940KB)

Migrant Quick Reference Guide - Korean (1MB)

Migrant Quick Reference Guide - Farsi (1012KB)


Translated Government Information

Links to Australian Government information pages in a range of languages:

For more information - please visit our Multiculturalism page

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