My Community in Australia

“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

Promoting the African-Australian Artistic Community is a online space celebrating the emerging creative culture within the African-Australian community and the Diaspora. Gillean Opoku set up the space as a revamped concept of which she had founded in early 2010. The Afroklectic blogspot was created as a platform to promote creativity within the African-Australia community, share ideas, communicate to a wider audience that Africa is… (more…)

January 5, 2012 by

South Australia: Advancing Multiculturalism

There will be those who have the privilege of being able to choose where they want to live in Australia when immigrating here. But many will arrive here either through State Sponsorship programmes, as refugees or students. In these cases where we live is essentially out of our ‘choice’ range; it’s pretty much take what you get. Whichever way we arrive… (more…)

November 28, 2011 by

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

Australian Hip Hop Artists Speak for Multiculturalism

I hope you will watch and like the Fecca youtube video: .<iframe width="560" height="315" src="" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

October 6, 2011 by

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