Comment: There are officially three countries (Canada, Australia and Britain) in the world that have a multicultural social policy in force. Multiculturalism as a social policy was officially established in the 1980s in Canada.
One of the mistakes that critics make about multiculturalism is that it’s the same in every country. Below is a speech by minister of immigration and citizenship, Chris Bowen, highlighting Australian multiculturalism.
When I read it I felt that I was in another world when compared with Finland and Europe.
One matter that shines through in the speech are two key factors that allow societies to reap benefits from their cultural diversity: inclusion and mutual respect.
Do you agree?
Speech to the Sydney Institute
Less than a month ago, millions of Australians celebrated our national day. Among the most enthusiastic participants were our newest Australian citizens. Thirteen thousand people – from every corner of the globe – passionately and enthusiastically took the pledge of commitment to this nation.
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