Archive for Multicultural

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 @ 9:14PM

Thank you

I would like to thank the Canberra people for re-electing me to represent them in the Senate. Over the past six years we have had a strong record of reform and implemented policies that made a positive difference to Australians lives. We saved Australia from the Global Financial Crisis, invested…

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013 @ 3:39PM

The Rudd Labor Government’s Commitment to Multicultural Affairs

Australia is multicultural by definition. Successive waves of migrants have made Australia home. With respectful acknowledgement of our first Australians, our Indigenous peoples, with whom the journey of reconciliation continues, we are all migrants of one generation or another. In this way, multiculturalism is inclusive of all Australians and our…

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013 @ 6:20PM

Empowering Multicultural Communities in Fowler

The Chinese Buddhist community in Fowler will enjoy a new hall at the Australian Chinese Buddhist Society’s site in Bonnyrigg, thanks to the Rudd Labor Government’s Building Multicultural Communities Program. Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Senator Kate Lundy and the Member for Fowler, Chris Hayes today announced that the Australian Chinese…

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013 @ 1:00AM

Empowering Multicultural Communities in Tasmania

The Ulverstone History Museum will host a permanent exhibit for Tasmanians from migrant and refugee backgrounds thanks to the Rudd Labor Government’s Building Multicultural Communities Program. Member for Braddon, Sid Sidebottom today welcomed the announcement by Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Senator Kate Lundy that the Central Coast Council will receive…

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 @ 6:00PM

Empowering multicultural communities in the ACT

Canberra’s vibrant multicultural communities will receive a boost to their community facilities under Federal Labor’s Building Multicultural Communities Program. Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Senator Kate Lundy, Member for Canberra, Gai Brodtmann, and Member for Fraser Andrew Leigh, today announced 30 Canberra based organisations will share over $475,000 in funding to…

Monday, August 19th, 2013 @ 2:46AM

Empowering Multicultural Communities In Northern Tasmania

Campaign Media Release Minister for Multicultural Affairs Kate Lundy Minister for Foreign Affairs Bob Carr Member for Bass Geoff Lyons Northern Tasmanian residents from migrant and refugee backgrounds will benefit from a new community space and new equipment at the Migrant Resource Centre thanks to the Rudd Labor Government. As…