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MULTICULTURAL NSW ACT 2000 - SECT 12

Objectives of Multicultural NSW

12 Objectives of Multicultural NSW

The objectives of Multicultural NSW are as follows:

(a) to promote the equal rights and responsibilities of citizenship,
(b) to promote the unity, and strong commitment to Australia, of all people in a cohesive and harmonious multicultural society,
(c) to promote the participation of the people of New South Wales in community life and the public decision-making process so that they can exercise their rights and fulfil their obligations,
(d) to promote access to government and community services that is equitable and that has regard to the linguistic, religious and ancestral diversity of the people of New South Wales,
(e) to promote a cohesive and harmonious multicultural society with mutual respect for and understanding of cultural diversity, including by combating racism,
(f) to promote the enrichment of all sections of society through the benefits of cultural diversity,
(g) to promote the multicultural principles and the advantages of a multicultural society,
(h) to promote social justice, community development and community initiatives for all the diverse communities in New South Wales.



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