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Multicultural Advisory Committee

The Knox Multicultural Advisory Committee advises Council on multicultural issues and the promotion of cultural diversity.

It's made up of community members, Council officers and current Councillors.

Committee objectives

The Committee's objectives are to:

  • guide Council on multicultural issues
  • raise issues facing people from different cultures
  • help develop policies, plans and actions
  • promote opportunities
  • engage with communities
  • promote and celebrate cultural diversity
  • connect different cultural groups
  • track the progress of the Knox Access and Equity Implementation Plan 2017-2022.

Committee member requirements

A diverse group of local volunteers make up the Committee.

Volunteers need a good knowledge of cultural diversity.

Councillor members

Council appoints up to two Councillors to take part in the Committee.

They offer support in a range of areas, including delegated authority and advocacy.

Current Committee Councillors

The current Councillors are:

  • Cr Sorina Grasso
  • Cr Marcia Timmers-Leitch.

Council officers

The Chief Executive Officer chooses Council officers to guide and support the Committee.


The Committee meets four times a year.

It operates alongside a Terms of Reference.

Need help?

Contact us and we will get back to you.

Or call our Community Development Officer - Access & Equity on 9298 8000.

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