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Am I My Sisters Keeper?

Imagine if you will your sister or relative being shipped off to a country to become the wife of a man she has hardly met, let alone known. What do you think her relationship with that man is going to be like and what activities will it be based around? Her independence and individuality as a person, or her subservience… (more…)

November 8, 2011 by

National Cultural Policy

The National Cultural Policy discussion paper recently found it’s way onto my desk. It makes for interesting reading. And not only that, it also offers a way for us all to engage with policy making decisions that will affect our futures! So I thought I would whet your appetite here and hopefully get more Australians engaged. After all, it’s not… (more…)

October 19, 2011 by

Multicultural Community Support Sydney

Sydney is a city with a population that is made up of 100’s of cultures. That about 25% of the residents have been born outside of Australia makes Sydney stand out as a multicultural metropolis. (See photographer Louise Hawson’s website ’52 suburbs’ to get a flavour for, and a window into, just how culturally diverse Sydney is!) Apparently at least… (more…)

September 22, 2011 by

Multicultural Cities of Australia

Sydney: Sydney has the seventh-largest percentage of foreign-born individuals in the world. 31.7% of residents born overseas (most commonly UK, New Zealand, & China followed by Vietnam, Lebanon, India, Italy, and the Philippines.) 1.1% of indigenous origin 16.9% Asian Australians. Most common spoken languages are: English, Arabic languages, Chinese languages & Greek For more comprehensive information visit: Melbourne: Melbourne… (more…)

September 13, 2011 by

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