Make Healthy Normal resources are now available on the campaign website in four languages: Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Arabic, and Vietnamese. The in-language resources are designed to suit audience from different cultural backgrounds and have tailored information and tips on healthy living and eating.
This week is the National Carer Week 2017 which aims to raise awareness of the diversity of carers and their caring roles.
We’re very proud of our talented colleagues who have contributed to the YES Campaign for Australian Marriage Equality through making this cool video. Check it out!
We counted ourselves lucky last night to have Dr Rebecca Huntley present at the fourth and final Leichhardt Luminaries session for this year, talking about her recent book Still Lucky and sharing her insights into contemporary Australian society.
At this week’s FECCA Conference in Darwin, NT, Cultural Perspectives Group and Positive Partnerships jointly presented a case study on engaging culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities on sensitive cultural issues.
Norton Street Italian Festa will turn Leichhardt into a street party on 29th October. Known as the “Little Italy” in Sydney, Leichhardt has been hosting the Italian Festa since 1986, inviting and entertaining thousands of people to celebrate the cultural identity this area carries and the rich culture heritage that Italy has to offer.
October is National Safe Work Month. During this month each year, Safe Work Australia asks workers and employers across Australia to commit to building safe and healthy workplaces for all Australians.
The Make Healthy Normal Zone took part in the 3 day Kidtopia Festival at Parramatta Park over the weekendwelcoming thousands of kids, big and small, with fun outdoor activities, including a giant inflatable slide, totem tennis, soccer and hula-hooping. Some of our favourite sports people from football, netball and AFL came along to help spread the messages about the small steps we can take to eating healthy and getting active. Matilda’s star Caitlin Cooper visited our zone, helping us promote healthy living and eating and having a kick around with our Zone visitors.
Diwali celebrations in NSW commences from this weekend with a Deepavali Fair at Rouse Hill Town Centre this Saturday 7 October. There will be a second celebration at Martin Place on 12 October and a weekend festive spectacular in Paramatta Park on 14 and 15 October.
Minister for Multiculturalism Ray Williams launched the Remove Hate from the Debate campaign in September with a website that hosts positive tools and techniques to help young people identify hate speech and know how to best respond.