With almost one in four Australian residents born outside of Australia, it’s critical to examine the barriers to multicultural communities in a social and economic framework. 

I will be charing the Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Communities (CALD) 2011 conference that will address how Australia can adapt its systems so that CALD communities can achieve full participation. This is going to THE diverse event to be at this year and the speakers list includes;
  1. -Senator Kate Lundy, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister and Parliamentary Secretary for Immigration and Citizenship
  2. -Graeme Innes AM; Disability Discrimination Commissionar, Race Discrimination Commissioner, Australian Human Rights Commision
  3. -Dr Hass Dellal OAM; Australian Multicultural Foundation
  4. -Dr Linda Sydor Petkovic, Commissioner, Victorian Multicultural Commission
  5. -Sam Sefuiva, Race Relations, NZ Human Rights Commission
  6. -Soo-Lin Quek, Centre for Multicultural Youth
  7. -Leslie Lobel, NSW Education and Training
  8. -Matthew Hingston, The University of Tasmania
  9. -Professor Lucy Taksa, Macquarie University
  10. -Bill Collopy, South Eastern Region Migrant Resource Centre
  11. -Neroli Holmes, Anti-Discrimination Commission Queensland
  12. -Phoebe Barton, Centre for the Human Rights of Imprisoned People
  13. -Dr Helen Szoke, Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission
  14. -Lena Dimopoulos, Eastern Health
  15. -Jacky Hony, Exercise and Eating Disorders 
  16. -Sibylle Kaczorek, National Ethnic Disability Alliance
  17. -Professor Abd Malak AM, Multicultural Mental Health, Diversity Health Institute, Workforce and Organisational Development
  18. -Ljubica Petrov, Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing