Harmony Day, 21 March, celebrates Australia’s cultural diversity. It’s about inclusiveness, respect and a sense of belonging for everyone.
It is a day for all Australians to embrace cultural diversity and to share what we have in common.
The central message for Harmony Day is that ‘everyone belongs’, reinforcing the importance of inclusiveness to all Australians.
The theme for Harmony Day 2016 is our diversity is our strength.
We want to hear how diversity makes you or your community stronger
‘Our diversity is our strength, because together we…’ share your thoughts with us using #harmonyday
From the biggest businesses that together are more connected to the world right through to the smallest pre-schools who together can learn about the world with their friends.
Registrations now open
Follow these three easy steps to hold an event to celebrate cultural diversity.
An event can be anything from a morning tea at work to a large community festival.
Register your event using our simple registration form to receive free promotional products to help you celebrate.
Recipes for Harmony
Recipes for Harmony brings the world to classrooms by introducing students to diverse Australians, their culture and traditional dishes in a fun and interactive way. The online resource features recipes, cultural profiles and personal stories from every-day and high profile Australians such as AFL player Bachar Houli and Masterchef contestant Alice Zaslavsky.
A teacher’s resource includes example lesson plans, classroom activities and worksheets for primary school students from foundation through to late primary school years.
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