Community, Culture and Wellbeing Forum

Help shape the future of Boroondara and explore the changing needs of culturally and linguistically diverse communities at our Community, Culture and Wellbeing Forum.

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Cultural diversity is at the heart of Boroondara’s identity and we are continuing to welcome people from around the world to our community. The Forum is your opportunity to join us in shaping the future of Boroondara to continue as an accessible, inclusive and cohesive community.

Hear from keynote speaker, Helen Kapalos (Chairperson of the Victorian Multicultural Commission) on how accessibility and inclusiveness supports the wellbeing of culturally and linguistically diverse communities.

Listen to panellist, Bwe Thay’s (Swinburne University of Technology) journey as a refugee who built inspiring career pathways for Swinburne’s migrant students.
Learn about Suhasini Seelin’s (2017 Ambassador for Multicultural Arts Victoria) settlement in Australia and how she developed her career in the performing arts.

Take part in a special workshop identifying the priorities of our culturally and linguistically diverse community and help shape our 10-year Boroondara Community Plan. Morning tea will be provided.

When: 9.30am – 12.30pm, 1 May 2017

Where: Hawthorn Arts Centre, 360 Burwood Road, Hawthorn

Free event, bookings essential.

Book your place now or contact Emma Wilkinson on 9278 4938 for more information.

Please register any dietary or cultural requirements upon booking.

If you need an interpreter for this event, please call the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) on 131 450 and ask them to telephone City of Boroondara on 03 9278 4938.

If you have a hearing or speech impairment contact us through National Relay Service on 1300 555 727 for Speak and Listen or 133 677 for TTY/voice calls.

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