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Intercultural Advisory Committee (IAC).
The ACWG is representative of African communities living in the municipality and works together to support the City of Melton to be inclusive of all people, valuing and acknowledging the contribution of cultural diversity and the specific role of African communities within the municipality.
Translated information for our non-English speaking residents.
The I Belong project embraces and celebrates the rich cultural diversity of the City of Melton and seeks to increase community awareness and appreciation of our collective heritage.
Celebrating Harmony Day 2019, Tamirat Gebremariam has painted striking contemporary portraits of 12 residents of the City of Melton.
The Intercultural Plan contributes to Council’s mission to support the growth, wellbeing and aspirations of our community through leadership, excellence and inclusion. It provides a roadmap for Council’s work in the intercultural space.
The provision of language services, such as interpreting and translating services assists residents to access the necessary information, programs and services they need to fully participate in society.
Council’s interfaith work focuses on promoting interfaith dialogue and harmony. It further celebrates the diversity of our community and raises awareness and understanding of different faiths and cultures.
Cultural Diversity Events include Harmony Day, Refugee Week and Intercultural Stage at Djerriwarrh.
Council commits to joining the Intercultural Cities (ICC) network to share resources and information with other cities globally under its Intercultural Plan 2017-2021.
Reducing Racism is a Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission project to make it easier for vulnerable communities to report racism and exercise their rights.
We actively promote and celebrate our community's cultural diversity and continually strive to improve awareness and understanding of the benefits of diversity and to mitigate the effects of discrimination and cultural isolation.