Tropfest, the world’s largest short film festival, is calling for entries to showcase greater cultural diversity on our screens. In its 26th year, Sydney’s Tropfest 2018 will celebrate another year of achievement in film from 13-17 February in Parramatta, one of the most ethnically vibrant areas in Sydney.
As a Chinese living in Australia, I go to see the New Year’s Eve fireworks as a ritual every year. It is always a good time to reflect on the past year and look forward to the next when the firework spectacular lights up the sky from Sydney’s iconic attraction – the Sydney Harbour Bridge. This year’s display did not disappoint with photos shared on WeChat wowing many of my friends back home.
Christmas is one of the most widely celebrated annual festivals in the world, commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ. With Christmas fast approaching, our office has become an exhibition of Christmas delights of different cultural backgrounds.
The 2018 Chinese New Year Lantern Festival is announced today to launch on 22-26 February 2018 in celebration of the year of dog, free entry.
It is the United Nations International Migrants Day today. This year’s theme is “Safe Migration in a World on the Move”, which puts spotlights on some of the challenges in the global migration such as people trafficking.
Ethnic community groups in Casey Victoria got together to share their stories about their personal journeys to Australia as migrants for artist Dena Al Jamal to transform these stories and ideas into a quilt artwork. This exciting art project will feature a multicoloured haired woman on the quilt that represent mothers from different cultural backgrounds, and it will be delivered in March next year.
The government today announced the $5.3 million funding in providing services and work for people living with disability.
There will be a by-election held in the federal electoral division of Bennelong on Saturday 16 December 2017. We’re helping the Australian Electoral Commission to get the message to voters in the culturally and linguistically diverse community of Bennelong.
Multicultural NSW CEO Hakan Harman has spoken about the importance for Australia’s media and marketing industry to address multicultural audiences, at the AdNews Live! Reframing Australia event in November.
In one of the biggest events across Australia for 2017, the Australian Federal Parliament has passed the marriage equality law last Thursday. This historic moment follows the results of the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey on 15th November where 61.1% of Australians voted YES for marriage equality. Australia is the 26th country to have achieved marriage equality.