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Spreading the Love in Newcastle

I have a sign above my door that reads “We cannot all do great things, but we can all do small things with great Love”. MyLifeInOz exists to inspire a culture of understanding across the multicultural landscape of Australia and so when I  came across the blog of Matt Darvas I was struck again that it really is from small… (more…)

July 8, 2012 by

FECCA: Submit your suggestions to the ABS to ensure the 2016 census is representative.

From the latest FECCA newsletter. The Acting Chair of the Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia (FECCA), Dr Sundram Sivamalai, says that the latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) 2011 Census underlines the fact Australia is truly a multicultural nation. “The census information shows that almost one quarter of all Australians were born overseas and 43.1 per… (more…)

July 5, 2012 by

National Anti-Racism Strategy Public Consultation

 AHRC/FECCA   National Anti-Racism Strategy Public Consultation – Sydney The Australian Human Rights Commission is holding public consultations around the country as part of developing the National Anti-Racism Strategy. In collaboration with the Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia (FECCA), the Commission will be holding its Sydney consultation on: Tuesday 8 May 2:30pm – 4:30pm Wentworth Room, Parramatta Leagues… (more…)

May 2, 2012 by

Netball and Cultural Diversity

Netball season has ‘kicked’ off and here on the Central Coast it seems to be as popular as ever with young and not so young alike. I thought to take the opportunity to ask how representative of multicultural Australia your club is? And even to point you in the direction of finding a club for yourself or your daughter if you… (more…)

April 30, 2012 by

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