NOMINATE FOR PREMIER’S MULTICULTURAL COMMUNITY MEDALS

NOMINATE FOR PREMIER’S MULTICULTURAL COMMUNITY MEDALS

39Nominations for the 2015 Premier’s Multicultural Community Medals are now open
with the winners to be announced by Premier Mike Baird at the Premier’s Harmony
Dinner at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse on Thursday 12 March 2015.

“I encourage local residents and community groups to nominate someone who has
served our local community and helped create a stronger, more united city” Geoff Lee
MP said.

Minister for Communities and Citizenships, Victor Dominello MP added that “the
Premier’s Harmony Dinner, now in its fourth year, is an evening of colourful
celebration which brings people together from across cultures, faiths and linguistic
backgrounds.”

Nominations are now open for the following award categories:
 Stepan Kerkyasharian AO Harmony Award – for an individual or organisation
who builds social cohesion and acceptance between members of different
cultures or faiths

 Youth – for an individual under 25 years of age who promotes intercultural
dialogue and understanding

 Lifetime community service – for a person who demonstrates exceptional
commitment to service within a migrant community or communities

 Arts and culture – for a person who enhances the state’s cultural and artistic
life through the promotion of cultural understanding

 Regional communities – for an individual who contributes significantly to the
wellbeing of a regional community

 Economic participation – for an individual who fosters stronger economic
relations between NSW and another country in the industry sector (nominations
made by the NSW Multicultural Business Advisory Panel).

“The Premier’s Harmony Dinner is always a great evening, and Rosehill Gardens in
the heart of Parramatta, ‘the Capital of Western Sydney’ is the perfect location to
celebrate and honour our diversity” Mr Lee said.

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