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Advisory Board Members

Dr G.K (Harry) Harinath, OAM, MBBS, DTM&H, Chairperson

  • Current Chairman, Parramasala
  • Board member, South East Sydney Area Health Services
  • General Practitioner, Eastgardens Medical Centre
  • Member NSW Centenary of ANZAC Advisory Council
  • Former achievements include Chairman and Board Member of Cricket NSW; Board Member of Cricket Australia and President Sydney Cricket Club.
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Mr Hakan Harman

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • B Com (UWS) MP Admin (Syd) FCPA
  • Multicultural NSW
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Prof Sandra Hale, B.A., Dip.Ed., M.App.Ling., PhD, NAATI

  • Professor of Interpreting and Translation at UNSW
  • Pioneer in Community Interpreting education and research
  • Author of numerous academic books, book chapters and journal articles in Interpreting
  • Researcher specialising in Legal Interpreting
  • National AUSIT President
  • NAATI professional translator and Conference Interpreter (Spanish)
Prof Sandra Hale, B.A., Dip.Ed., M.App.Ling., PhD, NAATI

Mr Kyung I1 (Kenneth) Hong

  • Principal, H & H Lawyers
  • Council Member, Medical Council of NSW
  • Principal Solicitor, Korean Community Legal Services
  • Past President, Korean Australian Lawyers Association (KALA)
  • Past President, Korean Australian Young Leaders (KAY Leaders)
  • Notary Public
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Prof Andrew Jakubowicz, BAHons, PhD, MAICD

  • Professor of Sociology
    Social and Political Sciences Discipline
    School of Communication
    University of Technology Sydney
  • Visiting Professorial Fellow in Media and Communication
    University of New South Wales
  • Former Visiting Scholar in Humanities
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology USA
  • Former Visiting Professor in Communication
    University of California Los Angeles USA
  • Former Chair and Board Member
    Institute for Cultural Diversity
  • Former Board Member
    Special Broadcasting Service
  • Former Director
    Centre for Multicultural Studies
    University of Wollongong NSW
Prof Andrew Jakubowicz

Ms Dai Le

  • Councillor, Fairfield City Council
  • Founder & Director, Diverse Australasian Women's Network (DAWN)
  • Former Deputy Chair, Ethnic Communities Council of NSW
  • Director, STARTTS
  • Ambassador, NSW Cricket Mosaic Program
  • Justice of the Peace
  • Vincent Fairfax Ethics and Leadership Fellow
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Cav. Felice Montrone OAM

  • CEO of public company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange
  • Board Member, Geographical Names Board of NSW
  • Executive Council Member in Australia, Knights of the Order of St. Sylvester Association
  • Chairman, Father Atanasio Gonelli Charitable Fund
  • Secretary General for Australia, Confederation of Italians in the World
  • Chairman, Centre for Australian Studies in the Mediterranean Foundation
  • Trustee in Australia for the John Paul II Foundation for Youth Photographic Exhibition
  • Chairman, Apulian Business Association of Australia
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Ms Margaret Piper AM

  • Director, Margaret Piper and Associates
  • Member, Australian Red Cross Board
  • Member of the Australian Red Cross Migration Programs Advisory Committee
  • Member of the Australian Red Cross Audit and Risk Committee
  • Member of the NSW Human Services' Cultural Diversity Expert Advisory Group
  • Member of the STARTTS CiCT Consultants Panel
  • Author of three VET training packages targeting people working with refugees and many articles and research reports
  • Executive Director, Refugee Council of Australia, 1991 to 2005
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Mr Devpaal Singh, Youth Member

  • Founder and President, Sydney University Sikh Society (SUSS)
  • National Communications and Marketing Director, Sikh Youth Australia (SYA)
  • Research and Sales Assistant, Amaton Australia
  • HSC Tutor and Mentor
  • Teaches traditional North Indian dance “Bhangra”
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Mr Steve Widders

  • Past-President Armidale AM Rotary Club
  • External Fellow, Austin College UNE
  • Past President and member Duval Lions Club Armidale
  • Member National NAIDOC Committee
  • Member Disability Council of NSW
  • Member NSW Police and Justice Advisory Committee on Disability
  • Member DADHC Aboriginal Advisory Committee
  • NSW Seniors Week Ambassador
  • NSW Australia Day Ambassador
  • Member First Peoples Disability Network
  • Member Rotary Group Study Exchange to India
  • Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar University of Alaska
  • Awardee Churchill Fellowship
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Ms Sage Nemra

Solicitor, Henry Davis York

LLB (First Class Hon) BBus (Financial Services)

Member, Multicultural NSW Multicultural Youth Network

Former Director, UTS Law Students' Society

Private Peer Tutor in Commercial Law, Administrative Law and Constitutional Law

Achievements include Semi-Finalist in Monroe E. Price Media Law Moot Court Competition (Oxford University), Grand-Finalist at Australian National Private Law Moot (UNSW), Grand-Finalist in Australian National Women's Moot (University of Sydney)