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

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

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

Life in a Blame Culture

Everytime I have watched any footage of the recent riots in London I have found myself feeling sick with horror and in tears. It takes me back to being accidently caught up in a riot in London 10 years ago. What was initially a peaceful demonstration in the blink of an eye became a mass of running shouting stone throwing chaos.… (more…)

August 11, 2011 by

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