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Improving options for victims of domestic violence who are renting in NSW

by Esther Lozano - Tuesday, 20 June 2017

ECCNSW has joined 87 organisations urging the NSW Government to expand the evidence victims of domestic violence will be able to rely on to end their tenancy immediately without penalty.

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Facing exploitation at work. Resources for migrant workers and visa holders

by Esther Lozano - Wednesday, 14 June 2017

The Fair Work Ombudsman is encouraging migrant workers and visa holders who might be exploited at work to seek help and report abusive practices through a range of resources.

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Chair Message. Newsletter Issue 1-2017

by Esther Lozano - Tuesday, 18 April 2017

I would like to welcome you to another year of the Ethnic Communities’ Council and particularly to our first quarterly report for 2017. It has been an interesting start to the year with several changes happening in the multicultural space. (Read Newsletter HERE)

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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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