Harmony Week 15 – 21 March

Harmony Week is a time to celebrate Australian multiculturalism.

Did you know?

  • Nearly half (49 per cent) of Australians were born overseas or have at least one parent who was.
  • Australians identify with over 300 ancestries.
  • Since 1945, more than 7.5 million people have migrated to Australia.
  • 85 per cent of Australians agree multiculturalism has been good for Australia.
  • Apart from English, the most common languages spoken in Australia are Mandarin, Arabic, Cantonese, Vietnamese, Italian, Greek, Tagalog/Filipino, Hindi, Spanish and Punjabi.
  • More than 70 Indigenous languages are spoken in Australia.

ABS 2016 Census Data. Check out the Australian Bureau of Statistics website.

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