The Scanlon Foundation has released the 2017 Mapping Social Cohesion survey results that confirms a high level of support for multiculturalism in Australia, with 83-86% of the respondents agreeing that multiculturalism has been good for Australia.
Multicultural NSW announced the winners of the 2017 Australian Multicultural Marketing Awards at the Sydney Opera House last night.
The Queensland Government recognised six outstanding international students from various countries with the International Education and Training (IET) Awards for their contribution to the community.
It’s the Social Inclusion Week (25 November – 3 December) in Australia. With the theme of ‘Connect, Collaborate, and Celebrate!’, Social Inclusion Week is about connecting local communities, workmates, family and friends, in order to build and strengthen relationships or networks and address isolation and exclusion of those who may be marginalised.
Each year an average of 13 drowning and 84 non-fatal drowning incidents occur in NSW children. Recent research shows that people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds (CALD) and newly arrived in Australia are at higher risk of drowning incidents. This is likely to be due to lack of familiarity with water activity and swimming ability in some people.