The 7th Iranian Film Festival will be on in Perth this weekend. This highly acclaimed festival showcases an array of thought-provoking Iranian movies across theatres across Australia. The Festival has travelled to Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide and Perth before finishing in Canberra on the 19 November.
We celebrated the YES result of the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey at Cultural Perspectives today. Of all eligible Australians who participated in the survey, 61.6% voted YES supporting a change to Australian law to allow same-sex couples to marry.
The 2017-18 Unity Grants are now open for application. As part of the Multicultural NSW grants program, the Unity Grants with up to $30,000 is set to support projects that bring diverse communities together in NSW to enhance social cohesion and harmony. All the non-profit sharing community organisations are welcome to apply. Application closes at 12 noon, 15 December 2017.
The Loy Krathong Festival was a huge success! It has attracted a lot of people from far and near, sitting by the Parramatta river bank and enjoying themselves.
The NSW Government has launched a volunteering website in partnership with SEEK Volunteer that serves as a volunteer recruitment portal, free to use, to make it easier for volunteers to get involved.