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Recruiting Committee

Knox Multicultural Advisory Committee (KMAC)

Calling for Applications

From community members, members of multicultural community groups and community agencies who would like to make a positive difference for multicultural residents in Knox.

Knox City Council is currently seeking expressions of interest to join the Knox Multicultural Advisory Committee from June 2019 to June 2021.

This is a great opportunity to support and advice Council on issues and opportunities affecting the multicultural community of Knox.

Applications open on Tuesday 9 April and close at 5.00 pm on Tuesday 30 April 2019.

Who is eligible?

You are eligible to apply to become a member of the Knox Multicultural Advisory Committee if you live, work, study or volunteer in Knox and meet one of the following criteria:

  • Have a knowledge and understanding of multicultural issues, and
  • Have a personal or professional link with multicultural communities in and beyond the Knox municipality.

To apply complete the nomination form

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, Community Development Officer - Access & Equity, on 9298 8000 or email Joan.Pepi@knox.vic.gov.au.

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