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“One’s life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.”
~ Simone De Beauvoir

World Environment Day Awards Presentation; You’re Invited!

You are invited to join the United Nations Association of Australia for the World Environment Day Awards Presentation Dinner. Each year on World Environment Day, June 5, the United Nations seeks to focus world attention on the environment and, particularly on innovative programs which aim to protect or restore the world’s natural heritage. 2014 marks the International Year of Family… (more…)

May 20, 2014 by

Sister Act!

Founded on 1st September 2012 by sisters Nicolle and Manuela, both working mums with a passion to make a difference in the lives of others, Assist A Sista is a community-based volunteer organization that works to help survivors (women and men) of domestic violence to rebuild and repair their lives. VISION:  To see Assist A Sista become a household name… (more…)

May 11, 2014 by

What’s Your Language?

"Language is not merely a means of expression and communication; it is an instrument of experiencing, thinking, and feeling … Our ideas and experiences are not independent of language; they are all integral parts of the same pattern, the warp and woof of the same texture. We do not first have thoughts, ideas, feelings, and then put them into a… (more…)

March 30, 2014 by

It’s Harmony Day!

"The Federation of Ethnic Communities' Councils of Australia (FECCA) is joining Australia-wide celebrations of Harmony Day on Friday, 21 March 2014, and is taking the opportunity to urge all Australians to recognise and value the cultural and linguistic diversity that uniquely characterises and enhances Australian society. Celebrated annually, Harmony Day is an initiative of the Australian Government and coincides with… (more…)

March 20, 2014 by

Kulcha out of Business

A statement on Kulcha website homepage reads: "After 30 years of promoting culturally diverse artists in Western Australia, the award-winning Multicultural Arts of Western Australia Inc (trading as Kulcha) will wind up its operations in early 2014 due to challenges in maintaining sustainable income levels. All upcoming events will now be cancelled effective immediately, including Kulcha’s nationally broadcast Oz Concert 2014… (more…)

February 18, 2014 by

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