The Edmund Rice Centre has made a submission to the Senate Select Committee on Strengthening Multiculturalism. Our submission has a particular focus on:
- The impact of political leadership and media representation on the prevalence of vilification and other forms of exclusion and bigotry on the basis of 'race', colour, national or ethnic origin, culture or religious belief; and
- How to improve the expected standards of public discourse about matters of 'race', colour, national or ethnic origin, culture or religious belief.
A group of young leaders from Kiribati and Tuvalu are participating in the Kiribati-Australia-Tuvalu Exchange Program (KATEP) which runs from 24 April to Sunday 14 May.Read more
Affordable housing will clearly be a major issue in the May 2017 budget, both for families and young people being priced out of the market, as well as for the increasing number of over 55’s who, because of personal circumstances, are finding themselves homeless. The May budget, however, will not necessarily solve this issue.