Embrace Diversity

Embrace Diversity Logo Australia is one of the most multicultural and diverse societies on earth. That’s our greatest strength. But we can’t take it for granted. Other parts of the world show us how precious and fragile harmony can be. We’re all different people, but part of one community. Everyone has the right to be included and belong. ... Read more...

541 total views, 1 views today

Harmony in a Multicultural Society

Prof. David de KretserProfessor David de Kretser, former Governor of Victoria, has been an ardent supporter of Multiculturalism, and has also attended many Interfaith events as Guest of Honour. Recently, Prof. de Kretser gave an address at the July Australian Intercultural Society Luncheon series, in Melbourne. What follows is the text of Prof. de Kretser's address. (This article is reproduced with the kind permission of the Australian Intercultural Society.) ... Read more...

715 total views, no views today

Stories from Shepparton

ABC Radio National

The city of Shepparton and its Goulburn Valley region in Victoria have a rich history of immigration. The Shepparton experience of diversity and social harmony was the basis for a unique Conference in 2007 organised by Latrobe University, the region's Ethnic Council and the Shepparton Interfaith Network. Encounter reports on the stories that emerged from this Conference.

The following transcript was broadcast by ABC Radio National on its Encounter Program on 3 February 2008. This transcript has been supplied on this website with permission from the ABC.

... Read more...

840 total views, no views today