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Multiculturalism, Tolerance and the Law

Interesting evening lecture with Hon. Mark Dreyfus QC who spoke on “multiculturalism, tolerance and the law” asserting that we need to make sure the substance of our laws are in accordance with the needs of a multicultural community.

Mark is the Federal Member for Isaacs, as well as Australia's Shadow Attorney-General and Shadow Minister for Arts. A former Director of the Law Council of Australia,  Mark served on the Victorian Bar Ethics Committee, Victorian Bar Council and in 1999 he was appointed as a Queen’s Counsel.






Reporting the Middle East: Perils and possibilities

Fascinating decision on the “Reporting the Middle East: Perils and possibilities” with Turkish Review’s Chief Editor Kerem Balci and Australian Financial Review’s international editor Tony Walker on Thursday 3 March. Panel was facilitated by University of Melbourne lecture Jennifer Martin. Thank you to the University of Melbourne's Centre for Advancing Journalism for their support.

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Upcoming Events

Thu May 05, 2016 @12:00PM - 01:30PM
Luncheon with Honourable Diana Bryant AO

Past Events, Photos and Videos

Thu Mar 17, 2016 @ 6:00PM - 07:30PM
Lecture with Mark Dreyfus QC MP
Wed Mar 02, 2016 @ 6:00PM - 07:30PM
Panel with Kerim Balci & Tony Walker- Reporting the Middle East: Perils and Possibilities
Wed Feb 17, 2016 @12:00PM - 01:30PM
Luncheon with Andrew Colvin
Fri Dec 04, 2015 @ 8:00PM -
Professor John Esposito
Wed Nov 18, 2015 @12:00AM
Luncheon with Andrew Holden
Thu Oct 29, 2015 @12:00PM - 02:00PM
Luncheon with Peter Khalil- The battle of the Ayotollahs, caliphate zealots and the "secular" strong men
Wed Sep 09, 2015 @12:00AM
Remembering August 1915 Offensive: Questions and Commemoration

Intercultural Study Tours

The AIS is organising several projects for 2014 and 2015 which include a ANZAC Spirit Study Tour. For more information on Study Tour registration and itinerary, please contact the AIS. Read more...

Ramadan Iftars

Iftar dinner programs will commence with the beginning of Ramadan. Read more...

Luncheon Forums

Luncheon forums are designed to cultivate friendship, celebrate multiculturalism, promote dialogue, social harmony and social inclusiveness and deepen intercultural awareness among the many diverse cultures of Australia. Read more...


Australian Intercultural Society organises several intercultural conferences aimed to benefit relationships between different communities. Read more...

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