Harmony Week

16-24 March

Harmony Day 21 March

With almost half of all Australians either born overseas or having a parent who was, Cultural Diversity Week is an opportunity to celebrate the richness that multiculturalism brings to our workplaces and communities.

We can connect you with a diversity of speakers who are passionate about promoting cross-cultural understanding and offering fresh perspectives on what it means to be an Australian.

More information and resources about Harmony Week are available here.

IN THIS GROUP

  • Mariam Veiszadeh

    Mariam Veiszadeh

    Mariam Veiszadeh is a lawyer, diversity & inclusion practitioner, advocate and a social commentator, and in 2016 was named the Fairfax Daily Life Woman of the Year. Proud of her […]

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  • David Nyuol Vincent

    David Nyuol Vincent

    David Nyuol Vincent is one of the Lost Boys of Sudan. He was trained as a child soldier in Ethiopia and lived as a refugee in Kenya until he was […]

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  • Nyadol Nyuon Speaking Out

    Nyadol Nyuon

    Nyadol Nyuon is a lawyer, community advocate, writer, and accomplished public speaker. Nyadol Nyuon was born in a refugee camp in Itang, Ethiopia, and raised in Kakuma Refugee camp, Kenya. […]

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  • Benjamin Law

    Benjamin Law

    Benjamin Law writes books, TV screenplays, columns, essays and feature journalism. Most recently, Ben edited the collection of stories through Black Inc Books, Growing Up Queer in Australia. He is […]

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  • Tasneem Chopra

    Tasneem Chopra

    A cross-cultural consultant, Tasneem Chopra has recently been appointed an Anti-Racism Champion by the Australian Human Rights Commission. Previously, she was one of 50 Women You Need to Know in […]

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  • Beverley Wang

    Beverley Wang

    Beverley Wang is a broadcaster and journalist based in Melbourne. Her journalism experience ranges from newspaper and wire service reporting to radio producing, presenting and podcasting. She’s also an experienced […]

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    Sisonke Msimang

    Sisonke Msimang is the author of Always Another Country: A memoir of Exile and Home (Text, 2018). She is a South African writer, living in Perth, whose work focuses on […]

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  • Deng Adut

    Deng Adut

    Deng Adut is an internationally renowned criminal lawyer, a community leader, refugee, author and an awe-inspiring speaker. He has been nationally recognised for his achievements with NSW Premier Mike Baird […]

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  • Susan Carland

    Dr Susan Carland

    Dr Susan Carland is an academic, author, and social commentator. She has a PhD from Monash University’s School of Social Sciences, and she is the director of the Bachelor of […]

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  • Khadija Glba

    Khadija Gbla

    Differences in culture and background are simply that – differences. Not better or worse, simply different. Khadija Gbla is a cultural consultant and peer educator with unmatched ability to bridge […]

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  • Mariam Issa

    Mariam Issa

    Speaker, author, storyteller, community builder. At age 30, Mariam Issa moved to a suburb of Melbourne, Australia, from her Somali homeland with her husband, four children and a fifth on […]

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  • Michelle Law

    Michelle Law

    Michelle Law is a writer and actor based in Sydney, Australia. She writes for print, film and television, and theatre. She wrote the play Single Asian Female, which had sold out […]

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  • Alice Pung

    Alice Pung

    Alice Pung is an award-winning author, journalist, lawyer and educator from Melbourne. Her non-fiction books Unpolished Gem, Her Father’s Daughter and Growing Up Asian in Australia have been set texts […]

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  • Randa Abdel-Fattah

    Dr. Randa Abdel-Fattah

    Dr. Randa Abdel-Fattah is a prominent Australian author, academic, human rights advocate, former lawyer and mother of four children. She has been nominated for Sweden’s 2019 Astrid Lindgren Award, the […]

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  • Sami Shah

    Sami Shah

    Sami Shah is a multi-award winning writer, comedian and the co-host of Breakfast on ABC Radio Melbourne.  He’s been profiled in the New York Times, ABC’s The Australian Story, BBC Radio 4, NPR, and has […]

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  • Waleed Aly

    Waleed Aly

    Author, academic, broadcaster, rock musician, former human rights lawyer and AFL mascot, Waleed Aly is one of Australia’s most exciting political and social commentators. Waleed is known in the public […]

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  • Zoya Patel

    Zoya Patel

    Zoya Patel is a writer and editor, who has been vocal on issues relating to feminism and multiculturalism since she was a teenager. Zoya is the former editor of Lip Magazine, […]

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