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ECCNSW response to changes to the Racial Discrimination Act

by Esther Lozano - Tuesday, 21 March 2017

The Ethnic Communities’ Council of NSW, as the peak body representing multicultural communities in our state, will stand with our national Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils in opposing this change to the Racial Discrimination Act and will work to maintain the protections and preservations of Australia as a pluralist society in which multiculturalism is protected, and bigotry is challenged. 

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The Ethnic Communities’ Council of NSW will run an innovative project under the “Liveable Communities Grants Program”

by Esther Lozano - Tuesday, 24 January 2017

The Ethnic Communities’ Council of NSW is one of the recipients of this grant, which will allow us to run the “Good Neighbour Project” (GNP), a program aimed at harnessing our older communities to support the settlement of refugees and migrants settling into Australian community life. 

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ECC presents a list of recommendations to the NSW Parliament to stop elder abuse with a particular focus on financial abuse.

by Esther Lozano - Tuesday, 20 December 2016

The ECCNSW together with one of its members, Capacity Australia, presented a letter to the Hon Sophie Cotsis expressing concerns about the increasing incidences of elder abuse in the community.

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Trump, Dutton and the New Landscape of Multiculturalism

by Esther Lozano - Thursday, 24 November 2016

The Ethnic Communities’ Council of NSW refers to Donald Trump’s election in EEUU as well as comments made by the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Peter Dutton MP that Australia made a mistake in allowing Lebanese Muslims to migrate to Australia in the 1970s.

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ECCNSW Congratulates the recipients of the 2016 NSW Minister's Awards for Excellence in Student Achievement for Community Languages Schools.

by Esther Lozano - Tuesday, 8 November 2016

There were over 130 students on the evening who received Commended and Highly Commended Awards with 10 students receiving the Ministers' Award.


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