At a time when many countries around the world are facing challenges, increasingly Australia is being seen as a very good example where diversity is a plus rather than a minus.
Registrations are now open for events celebrating this year’s Harmony Day on 21 March.
The first family of Syrian refugees granted visas as part of Australia’s recent additional intake will soon arrive in Australia.
Assistant Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells today acknowledged the nation’s Hindu communities for their rich contribution to our cultural diversity.
Assistant Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, today congratulated the many Sydneysiders that came together to celebrate Australia’s diversity and unique cultural identity at the 4th annual Harmony Walk.
The Assistant Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells welcomed the recognition of migrant contributions to Australia at the annual Ethnic Business Awards to be held in Adelaide on Friday.
The Assistant Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Senator the Hon. Concetta Fierravanti-Wells welcomed the latest Scanlon-Monash Index of Social Cohesion released today that has confirmed that social cohesion in Australia is at an eight year high.
The Australian Government is investing $130,000 in 32 projects across Australia to help organisations host festivals and arts projects that celebrate diversity and unite communities.
The Minister for Social Services, Christian Porter, has praised Australia’s state and territory governments, councils, businesses, communities and individuals for their response to the Syrian humanitarian crisis.
The Abbott Government will invest over $22 million in assisting humanitarian entrants and other vulnerable migrants under 25 participate in education and make successful transitions to work the Hon. Scott Morrison and Parliamentary Secretary, Senator the Hon. Concetta Fierravanti-Wells announced today.