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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

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

Summer’s Day

Kidsafe Queensland is holding the inaugural “Summer’s Day” in honour of 4 year old Summer Steer who died as the result of a preventable injury. Summer’s Day represents all children who have been injured, disabled or killed. Join us on 28 February 2014 to support for those parents, siblings and extended families who are still grieving the loss of a… (more…)

February 16, 2014 by

Premiers Multicultural Medal Awards

NOMINATIONS are open for the 2014 Premier’s Multicultural Community Medals which recognise members of the migrant community who have made outstanding contributions in the field of multiculturalism in NSW. Go to the site to download nomination forms! The program is co-ordinated by the Community Relations Commission (CRC) for a multicultural NSW. Member for Northern Tablelands Adam Marshall said the awards were an… (more…)

February 13, 2014 by

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