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.
Fair Work Ombudsman today launches in-language videos on its website, further helping visa holders understand their workplace rights and supplying them with basic knowledge to protect their rights.
This Saturday is the National Mosque Open Day in Australia. On this day, participating mosques across the nation will open their doors to welcome the public to explore their local mosque.
It is Diwali today. For all those in the community who are celebrating Diwali, we wish you a happy and inspiring festival!
For children of migrant parents, acting as translators is a norm that has been inculcated in them since a young age. These children are fulfilling big responsibilities from a young age, dealing with doctors to real estate agents on behalf of their parents
Multicultural NSW today announced the opening of the Premier’s Fund for Social Cohesion application. The grants program supports community-led events and activities that bring together people from diverse cultural backgrounds to celebrate diversity. It aims to build on the strengths of our multicultural society, develop stronger social cohesion and community resilience, particularly among young people (aged 12-25), and to inspire them to stand up against the divisive forces of fear, hate and violence.
Queensland will welcome its Multicultural Month in August. The the state’s largest multicultural celebration recognises and showcases its unique diversity and the benefits covering four major areas: arts and sports, digital technology advancement, business success, and cultural competence. Spread out throughout four weeks with a different focus for each week, August in Queensland is filled with a festive multicultural atmosphere.
This Saturday will see the first AFL pride game between Sydney Swans and St. Kilda at Sydney Cricket Ground, celebrating diversity in the community. This is a signature event with which Sydney Swans launches its Diversity Action Plan (DAP).