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...

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Statement Promoting Harmony

Faith Communities Council of Victoria

The Faith Communities Council of Victoria has issued a press release focussed on promoting harmony. Shepparton Interfaith Network fully supports and endorses all efforts to maintain harmony in the Goulburn Valley, Victoria and in urban and regional Australia.

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Harmony Day

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Harmony Day 2012 was celebrated on March 21 at Kidstown, a joint collaboration by the Ethnic Council of Shepparton and District, Uniting Care-Cutting Edge, Voices for Harmony, Shepparton Interfaith Network and the City of Greater Shepparton Cultural Development Office.

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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...

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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.

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