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Multicultural affairs

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

About multicultural affairs

Australia's multicultural policy history

A brief history of Australia’s multicultural policies and Parliamentary statement of racial tolerance.

Visit Australia’s multicultural policy history page.

Australian Government's Multicultural Statement

Multicultural Australia – united, strong, successful is the Government’s public statement recommitting to multicultural Australia; setting both priorities and strategic directions for the coming years.

Visit the Multicultural Statement page.

Access and equity

The Multicultural Access and Equity Policy is about ensuring that Australian Government programs and services meet the needs of all Australians, regardless of their cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

Australian Multicultural Council

The Australian Multicultural Council (AMC) is a ministerially appointed body representing a broad cross-section of Australian interests that provides independent and robust advice to Government on multicultural affairs, social cohesion and integration policy and programs.

Multicultural publications

A list of publications is available