Media Releases for Multicultural NSW

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Celebrating a decade of Parramasala


Reports on dowry abuse, the Christchurch terror attack and an innovative multilingual radio podcast for children were among the winning entries at tonight’s Premier’s Multicultural Communications Awards.
Acting Minister for Multiculturalism Geoff Lee said the NSW Government was proud to celebrate the exceptional journalism of multicultural media and marketers.

Don't miss Harmony Dinner early bird tickets

Early bird tickets for the 2020 Premier’s Harmony Dinner, the NSW Government’s flagship event to celebrate the cultural diversity of our State, are now on sale.

Acting Minister for Multiculturalism Geoff Lee said the event showcases NSW’s incredible achievements and successes as one of the greatest multicultural states in the world.

“This year the community can expect a bigger and better Harmony Dinner experience with a packed program of entertainment in a state-of-the-art venue,” Mr Lee said.

Supporting grassroots community projects

Grant funding is now available for projects supporting multicultural communities across NSW, Acting Minister for Multiculturalism Mr Geoff Lee announced today.

“The NSW Government’s Celebrating Diversity Grants will support projects that break down barriers and create opportunities for greater social cohesion across our community,” Mr Lee said.

“I encourage all our eligible community organisations to consider applying.”

Nominate your Harmony Champions

Nominations for the 2020 Premier’s Multicultural Community Medals are now open.

Acting Minister for Multiculturalism Geoff Lee said the awards recognise the everyday heroes and champions, who celebrate and strengthen our multicultural society.

“This program is dedicated to our colleagues, friends, family and neighbours doing incredible work in our community,” Mr Lee said.

Funding Now Open For Multicultural Festivals And Events In NSW

Applications for the NSW Government's Celebrating Diversity Events Grants are now open. Minister for Multiculturalism John Sidoti said all eligible community organisations should consider applying for the program.

“NSW is home to hundreds of world class multicultural festivals and events that celebrate our diversity,” Mr Sidoti said. “This program offers a helping hand of up to $10,000 to the many hardworking community organisations who promote social cohesion in our community.”