Celebrate our community’s diversity during Harmony Week

Published on 14 March 2023


Mildura Rural City Council will mark Harmony Week this month with two events aimed at celebrating and increasing understanding of our region’s rich cultural diversity.

Harmony Week is celebrated annually and is aimed at bringing Australians together from all different backgrounds to celebrate and recognise diversity.

Deputy Mayor and Councillor for Community Development Helen Healy said two Mildura-based events this month would provide an opportunity for local residents to immerse themselves in other cultures.

Community Dinner
Monday 20 March
6pm – 8pm
Alfred Deakin Centre – Benetook Room

The Sunraysia community is invited to bring along a meal to share, hear stories from people in our community and get to know each other.
To register visit https://bit.ly/HarmonyDinner
Volunteering opportunities are also available to help out on the night.

Cultural Diversity in Mildura LGA webinar
Tuesday 21 March

Webinar providing an opportunity to learn more about Mildura’s cultural diversity, presented by Sunraysia Mallee Ethnic Communities Council staff and AMES Australia.
To register visit https://bit.ly/harmonylunch

“We’re so fortunate in our region to boast a community from an amazingly diverse range of backgrounds and cultures, however many in our region may know little about each other’s rich cultures,” Cr Healy said.

“Our Community Dinner and the Cultural Diversity webinar next week are the perfect opportunities to literally sample and get a taste for other cultures, as well as learn more about the wonderfully diverse make up of or community.”

For more information contact Diversity and Inclusion Officer Claire Galvin on 03 5018 8100 or claire.galvin@mildura.vic.gov.au



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