The Multicultural NSW Legislation Amendment Act 2014 amends the Community Relations Commission and Principles of Multiculturalism Act 2000, and renames it The Multicultural NSW Act 2000 (the Act). The Act establishes Multicultural NSW' mandate as the government agency in NSW responsible for promoting and monitoring the multicultural principles set out in the Act. Additionally, the legislation establishes the position and responsibilities of the Chief Executive Officer and identifies the Premier and the Minister for Multiculturalism jointly as the responsible Minister. The legislation sets up the Advisory Board and the Regional Advisory Councils and their functions and responsibilities. Reporting on the implementation of the NSW Multicultural Principles is also established by the Act.
The Multicultural Principles guide the development and implementation of multicultural policy in NSW.
In essence, these principles commit us and the people of NSW to:
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