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Multicultural affairs

Learn how we continue to sustain our national unity in cultural diversity

All Australians share the benefits and responsibilities arising from the cultural, linguistic and religious diversity of our society. 

Australia’s approach to multicultural affairs is a unique model based on integration and social cohesion.

Cultural and religious dates

The Calendar of cultural and religious dates aims to raise awareness of key cultural and religious events and national days.

See upcoming events and national days

Harmony Day

Harmony Day is a day to celebrate Australian multiculturalism, based on the successful integration of migrants into our community.

It is celebrated around Australia on 21 March and is a day where all Australians celebrate cultural diversity.

Visit the Harmony Day website

Community information

The Community Information Summaries provide a broad range of statistical data from the 2016 Australian Census of Population and Housing, for people born in more than 100 birthplaces.

Browse the country list of summaries