Project status: In Progress

How you had YourSay:

The ACT Government, in partnership with the Multicultural Advisory Council, sought your insights and thoughts on issues relating to diversity and inclusion in Canberra. Your responses will assist us develop the ACT Multicultural Framework Second Action Plan (2018-2020).

Everyone was invited to participate, especially community members from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and stakeholder groups working in the multicultural services areas and government.

You were asked to share your views from 14 September to 24 October by:

  • Taking the Inclusive City Survey, and/or
  • Attending a Community Consultation Roundtable

Your insights from the survey and the roundtables will help us better understand current barriers to creating a truly inclusive city and identify strategies to grow our diverse and vibrant city.

We are looking at:

The ACT Government is committed to ensuring Canberra continues to grow as an inclusive and connected city where everyone has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

The Community Consultation Roundtables have explored ways to ensure the voices of people from diverse backgrounds are heard and their contributions acknowledged, ensuring Canberra will continue to grow as a diverse and inclusive city.

Key themes explored included:

  • Accessible and responsive services;
  • Citizenship, participation and cohesion; and
  • Capitalising on the benefit of cultural diversity.

The Inclusive City Survey was an important part of understanding community views, sentiment and barriers to developing our city into the future.

Your views are being used to:

Inform the development of the ACT Multicultural Framework Second Action Plan (2018-2020).