Multicultural - Shoalhaven City Council


Shoalhaven City Council is committed to encouraging and supporting “A city of diverse, united and connected communities” by ensuring the rights of all our community to enjoy equal rights and be treated with equal respect, regardless of colour, race, gender, ethnicity, creed or religion.

Current programs and partnerships
  • Engaging the community to update the Shoalhaven Multicultural strategy
  • Supports Harmony Day


Harmony Day is held on the 21 March and is a day that allows all Australians to celebrate our diverse multiculturalism. Harmony Day is about inclusiveness, respect and belonging for all Australians, regardless of cultural or linguistic background, united by a set of core Australian values.

Since 1999, more than 70,000 Harmony Day events have been held in childcare centres, schools, community groups, churches, businesses and federal, state and local government agencies across Australia.

As part of 2019 Harmony Day celebrations Shoalhaven City Council will be publishing and promoting a Calendar of Events for activities that are being held during the week proceeding and week after Harmony Day. To be eligible for inclusion in the calendar your activity must be free or low cost for people to attend or participate in. The events calendar will be widely distributed throughout the Shoalhaven LGA. Application forms for inclusion can be found at Application Form

Applications need to be in on 5pm Monday, 4 March 2019.

If you need further information about this matter, please contact the Community Development Team, Finance Corporate & Community Services Group on (02) 4429 3411.

Contact us:

Further information can be obtained by contacting Community Development Officer Generalist - (02) 4429 3128 

Multicultural community services directory Pdf 565MB (opens in new window)


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Australian Human Rights Commission 

Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship
Community Relations Commission for a multicultural NSW

Ethnic Communities Council of NSW

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