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Language assistance changes across government

This is the first of a number of upcoming changes to improve the availability, quality and coordination of language assistance services across the public sector. 

This work is being progressed under the cross-government Language Assistance Services Programme co-led by the Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment and Department of Internal Affairs.

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