Media Releases for Multicultural NSW
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Minister for Multiculturalism Ray Williams today launched the website, Remove Hate from the Debate, which hosts positive tools and techniques to help young people identify hate speech and understand how to best respond. Recent data shows 53 per cent of people aged 12 to 17 in Australia have seen or heard hateful comments about cultural or religious groups online.
Minister for Multiculturalism Ray Williams has announced nominations for the 2017 Australian Multicultural Marketing Awards (AMMAs) are now open. Now in their 28th year, the prestigious Awards recognise excellence in multicultural marketing and communication.
NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Minister for Multiculturalism Ray Williams tonight announced the winners of the 2017 Premier’s Multicultural Media Awards. Ground-breaking stories reporting on the devastating impact of domestic violence, a digital journey of an endangered Indigenous language, and personal stories of Italian migrants working on Australian farms were among the winning entries.
NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Minister for Multiculturalism Ray Williams have announced the finalists of the 2017 Premier’s Multicultural Media Awards. Now in their fifth year, the awards recognise the valuable contribution made by multicultural media in NSW across 14 categories including Best Investigative Story, the Public Interest Award and Young Journalist of the Year.
Minister for Multiculturalism Ray Williams today announced more than $300,000 in funding for 50 innovative projects that support service gaps for refugees, migrants, youth and people with disability from diverse backgrounds in NSW.
The 2017-18 NSW Budget provides increased support for Community Language Schools and continues the important work in our diverse communities, Minister for Multiculturalism Ray Williams announced.
Minister for Multiculturalism Ray Williams today welcomed the beginning of Refugee Week and encouraged all members of our community to participate in local events to mark the occasion.
Nominations have opened for the 2017 Premier’s Multicultural Media Awards (PMMAs), which recognise excellence in multicultural media in NSW. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Minister for Multiculturalism Ray Williams launched nominations, encouraging all multicultural media professionals to enter.
Today, 140 young people from across the state came together to set the themes of the first youth-led campaign addressing inclusion in NSW. In his role as the Minister responsible for youth, Ray Williams opened the IDEATION 2017 – Create Your Campaign event as part of Youth Week.
More than ten people from culturally diverse backgrounds have graduated with qualifications to help them get jobs in the disability and aged care sectors, Minister Williams announced.
To mark Harmony Day, Minister for Multiculturalism Ray Williams today launched a digital documentary series featuring unique friendships across cultures.
A volunteer organisation that established a solidarity walk confronting racism and discrimination has received top honours at the 2017 Premier’s Harmony Dinner.
Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Minister for Multiculturalism Ray Williams have officially opened one of NSW’s biggest multicultural festivals, Parramasala, which celebrates the cultures of Asia and beyond through food, music, film and dance
Tickets are available for the not to be missed 2017 Premier’s Harmony Dinner being held at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse on 16 March.
The NSW Government has secured the AFL’s Multicultural Round marquee match and festival in Western Sydney until 2021, announced Minister for Multiculturalism Ray Williams today.
The NSW Government’s multiculturalism agency, Multicultural NSW, and its more than 60 public servants will move to Parramatta as part of the Government’s ‘Decade of Decentralisation’ policy, Minister for Multiculturalism John Ajaka and Parliamentary Secretary for Multiculturalism Dr Geoff Lee announced today.
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