Multicultural events, places and projects

Cultural Diversity Week

Cultural Diversity Week is celebrated annually in March, and is centred on Harmony Day on 21 March. It coincides with the United Nations Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination and Harmony, and is celebrated around Australia. Activities and events happening during this week change from year to year.

World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day is internationally observed on the 20 June each year. The day is dedicated to raising awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world.

Shop 48: The Harmony Centre

Shop 48 is located in the Bell Street Mall in Heidelberg West. It is a community space designed to support the local culturally diverse community, and features a number of co-located organisations who deliver their services to the community.

Go to the Shop 48

Our services: your language

Many of our services are translated into:

  • Arabic
  • Chinese (simplified)
  • Chinese (traditional)
  • Greek
  • Italian
  • Macedonian
  • Somali
  • Vietnamese

You can call 9490 4222 to request a copy be mailed to you. Information is available about:

  • planning
  • parking
  • waste and recycling
  • pets, services for children
  • young people and families
  • leisure and recreation
  • assistance for older people or people with a disability.

Contact us

For more information contact Gemma Boucher on 9490 4377 or Gemma.Boucher@banyule.vic.gov.au