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Celebration of Indonesian culture at INDOfest 2014

The Parliamentary Secretary for Social Services with special responsibility for Multicultural Affairs and Settlement Services, Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, was pleased to attend the seventh annual INDOfest in Adelaide today.

Celebrating Greek Independence Day

The Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Social Services, Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, attended the Greek National Independence Day celebrations in Sydney today.

Marking Harmony Day with the AFL

The Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Social Services, Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, tonight attended the AFL celebrations for Harmony Day, showcased in the Essendon versus the Kangaroos match at Etihad Stadium.

Harmony Day – everybody belongs

Harmony Day is celebrated throughout Australia tomorrow (March 21) and everyone is invited to celebrate our cultural, linguistic and religious diversity.

Landmarks go Orange for Harmony Day

In a show of support for Harmony Day, 13 landmarks across Australia will be bathed in orange light on the evenings of 20 and 21 March.

Government provides $275 million funding for settlement services

The Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Social Services, Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells today announced the Australian Government’s ongoing commitment for Humanitarian Settlement Services (HSS) until 2017, at a cost of close to $275 million.

Celebrating Nowruz

The Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Social Services, the Hon Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, today attended Nowruz celebrations with Afghan and Iranian women at the Diamond Palace in Guildford.

Celebrating African culture in Sydney

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Social Services, Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, today attended the Africultures Festival in Auburn.

Chinese Australian women helping each other for 60 years

The Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Social Services, Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, today helped the Chinese Women’s Association of Australia celebrate its 60-year anniversary in Sydney.
The Senator, who has special responsibility for Multicultural Affairs and Settlement Services, congratulated the organisation’s members on their achievements over the past six decades.

Official opening of the Mirrabooka Multicultural Centre

The Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Social Services with special responsibility for Multicultural Affairs and Settlement Services, Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells today officially opened the Mirrabooka Multicultural Centre with local member for Stirling, The Hon. Michael Keenan MP, Minister for Justice.

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