Find out the Cultural Diversity of Your Suburb

Happy Harmony Day!

Australia is a multicultural country.

Over 28 percent of us were born overseas with a further 20 percent of us coming from immigrant parentage. Today, Australia is as culturally diverse as it's ever been. 

"Australia has traditionally had a high proportion of migrants, but we've now hit a peak not seen since the late 1800s," said Beidar Cho from the ABS.

So who are we? Where were we born? What language do we speak?

We celebrate our multiculturalism every year on the 21st of March to coincide with United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

Beginning in 1999, Harmony Day is celebrated all over Australia. In schools, churches, universities, community gatherings and businesses.

From our oldest residents to our newest, let's come together to acknowledge and celebrate our cultural diversity.

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