Daily archives: March 15, 2016

Harmony Day – Celebrating Cultural Diversity

This week, in each state of Australia, we are celebrating Cultural Diversity with Harmony Day on the 21st March  Harmony Week brings people together from all walks of life to promote community harmony and to celebrate the many cultures that make our country so vibrant.  There are some fascinating statistics about Australia’s diversity.  Did you know: *around 45 per cent of Australians were born overseas or have at least one parent who was *85 per cent of Australians agree multiculturalism has been good for Australia  *apart from English the most common languages spoken in Australia are Mandarin, Italian, Arabic, Cantonese, Greek,  Vietnamese, Tagalog/Filipino, Spanish and Hindi *more than 60 […]