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The Australian Multicultural Council is an advisory body to Government on issues of multicultural policy and programmes. The Terms of Reference of the Council are: - Harnessing the economic and social benefits of Australia's culturally diverse population. - Celebrating diversity, promoting social acceptance and fostering engagement with Australian values, identity and citizenship, within the framework of Australian law. - Building stronger and more cohesive communities and addressing barriers to participation, including racism and discrimination. - Promoting greater intercultural and interfaith understanding and dialogue. - Empowering civil society through partnerships with the business sector and harnessing the experience of established communities in developing the capacity of newer communities.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    D. Advisory Body - Policy and Stakeholder Consultation

  • Established By / Under

    Minister

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    6

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    1 August 2011

Current board appointments

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