National Electricity Market Reform Advocacy

by Jordan Valageorgiou - Wednesday, 19 January 2011

An objective of the ECC is to advocate for the rights of ethnic communities including effective participation in decisions which affect them. Due to language and cultural differences ethnic communities will need clear, concise and understandable information on the current complex national electricity market reform processes. This project will focus on advocacy and building the capacity of the CALD domestic and small business sectors to ensure ongoing consumer protection.

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Federal Opposition "Reluctant" on Multiculturalism

by Jordan Valageorgiou - Friday, 7 January 2011

The Federal Shadow Minister for Immigration and Citizenship Scott Morrison MP has provided the ECC with a copy of his recent speech to the Sydney Institute in which his comments on multiculturalism are:

“I am reluctant to use the term multiculturalism. It is a loaded term, too often associated with cultural relativism, and used to justify ethnic segregation on grounds that modern Australia is some form of cultural terra nullius.

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