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Knox Multicultural Advisory Committee

Calling for Nominations

  • Do you have a personal or professional link with multicultural communities?
  • Do you believe you can assist Council in identifying and addressing issues affecting Knox's multicultural community?
  • Do you want to advocate and make a positive difference for multicultural residents in Knox?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, why not consider becoming a member of the Knox Multicultural Advisory Committee?

Knox City Council is calling for nominations from community members, representatives of community groups and community agencies, to join the Committee from February 2017 - February 2019.

Nominations open on Wednesday 14 September 2016, and close 5pm, Wednesday 12 October 2016.

Information is available below in the following languages:

  • Arabic
  • Chinese - Simplified
  • Chinese - Traditional
  • Greek
  • Italian
  • Sinhalese

Please complete the nomination form at the bottom of this page.

Background

Launched in March 2009, the Knox Multicultural Advisory Committee provides Council with advice on multicultural issues and the promotion of greater awareness and understanding in the local community of cultural diversity in Knox.

The objectives of the Committee are to:

  • Provide advice and recommendations to Council on multicultural issues;
  • Identify issues and opportunities affecting people from multicultural backgrounds;
  • Assist Council in the development of policy, strategies and action in relation to issues and opportunities identified;
  • Advocate for increased awareness and understanding of issues and opportunities affecting multicultural communities within Knox;
  • Assist Council with its communication, consultation and engagement with multicultural communities;
  • Assist Council to promote and celebrate the benefits of cultural diversity in Knox and to build connections between different cultural groups within the Knox community; and
  • Assist Council to monitor the implementation of the Knox City Council Multicultural Strategic Plan 2012-2017.

Where can I get more information?

Further information is contained in the Terms of Reference or contact Joan Pepi, Multicultural Communities Officer, on 9298 8000 or email Joan.Pepi@knox.vic.gov.au.

Information is available below in

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