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Celebrating Cultural Diversity in Merri-bek

Cultural Diversity Week is held annually in March to coincide with the United Nations Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

This year’s event includes guest speakers:

  • Victorian Multicultural Commissioner, Shankar Kasynathan. Shankar is a former national campaign manager with Amnesty International Australia and has worked closely with refugee and migrant communities in Victoria, the Northern Territory, and the ACT for the past 15 years.
  • Sarah Hussein, a resident of Fawkner and community advocate.
  • Joe Bellino, president of the Social club Circolo Italiani Pensionati di Fawkner.

Please contact us if you have any access requirements using the contact details below.

You can register for this free online event on our Celebrating cultural diversity in Merri-bek event page on Eventbrite.


Merri-bek City Council
Sayanti Bhatta, Social Cohesion Officer Community
Phone: 9304 9761

Further information

Event document