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Afghanistan Ambassador to Australia visits the Foundation

Afghanistan Ambassador to Australia, His Excellency Wahidullah Waissi’s visits the Foundation

AMF Round Table Forum

On Friday 9th August 2019, the Australian Multicultural Foundation held a forum with a small, selected group of partner organizations and practitioners the AMF has enjoyed a working relationship with over the past 30 years. The event was to share ideas and views on issues that are currently facing Multicultural Australia and respective organizations, and to develop a collective vision for the future.

The Artistry of Islam

The Artistry of Islam Exhibition at the Islamic Museum of Australia (IMA) from 27 June 2019 – 23 August 2019

Contemporary Islam in Australia - Professional Development Session

The Islamic Museum of Australia will be running a free professional development seminar on the topic of Contemporary Islam in Australia inspired by their new exhibition theme, Ways To Be Muslim. The free seminar will run from 5:30pm - 8:30pm on Wednesday 9th May and is open to teachers, service providers, and anyone working with Muslim communities.

South East Asian Network of Civil Society Orgnisations Meeting

The Australian Multicultural Foundation attended a meeting with civil society organisations from Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and the Philippines for a day of developing a forward plan to build community resilience and establish connections.

Sunshine Photo Project

To celebrate the launch of SBS’s new drama series, Sunshine, SBS partnered with the Centre for Contemporary Photography and Brimbank City Council to give eight aspiring photographers a chance to tell the story of their community through images.

A Taste of Harmony - Celebrating Diversity in the Workplace

The Australian Multicultural Foundation is proud to support A Taste of Harmony, a national campaign encouraging all Australian workplaces to celebrate their cultural diversity through food.

Parliament of World Religions 2009, Melbourne

Parliament of the World’s Religions 2009 brought together religious and civil leaders and interested individuals from all corners of the globe in Melbourne. A major event held every five years, the Parliament attracted an estimated 8,000 to 12,000 delegates who took part in workshops to establish socially cohesive and environmentally sustainable ways forward that span and embrace cultural, racial and religious diversity.

Fifth Diversity Matters Conference 2008

The Fifth Diversity Matters forum was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, building on the success of the previous forums held in Brisbane (2001), London (2003), Kolkata (2005) and Johannesburg (2007).

Summit provides practical solutions to problems affecting young Australian Muslims

Following the success of the National Muslim Youth Summit held in Sydney in 2005, more than 85 young Muslims attended a workshop in Melbourne to discuss a range of issues identified by participants at the previous year's Summit.

Young people offer strategies to benefit wider community

The National Muslim Youth Summit, aimed at finding practical solutions to key issues concerning young Australian Muslims, was held in Sydney in December 2005.

Australian Voices – United Through Diversity

A Round Table Discussion, co-hosted by Australian Multicultural Foundation and Manning Clarke House, was held in November 2002 to assist in mapping the key issues, priorities and requirements for a harmonious and culturally diverse Australian society.

Diversity in Health

The conference provided an important opportunity for health professionals and policy makers to convene and listen to eminent local and international experts, discuss the latest research and consider the physical and mental health priorities for Australia's multicultural community.

Metropolis 2007

The Monash Institute for the Study of Global Movements and the Australian Multicultural Foundation hosted the International Metropolis Conference in Melbourne in 2007. The theme of the 2007 conference, 'Migration, Economic Growth and Social Cohesion', explored issues surrounding current patterns of future migration and its economic and social effects.

Religion and Cultural Diversity Conferences

The Religion and Cultural Diversity Conference was held in Melbourne in July 1997. The conference was opened by the then Governor General of Australia, His Excellency Sir William Deane, the Hon Philip Ruddock MP and His Excellency Sir James Gobbo, the then Governor of Victoria. Invited international guest and speakers included The Most Reverend George Carey, the former Archbishop of Canterbury and Cardinal Francis Arinze from the Vatican City.