Hosted by the Minister for Multiculturalism, in the presence of the Premier of New South Wales, the Premier’s Harmony Dinner was a glittering gala to recognise and celebrate the significant contributions made by our multicultural leaders.

Attended by representatives of our diverse State, the evening was a sit down cultural dress or black tie dinner, featuring incredible special performances.

The outstanding contributions of 16 people and organisations were recognised at the Premier’s annual Harmony Dinner in Sydney on Tuesday 1 March.

Rosa Loria received the SBS Lifetime Community Service Medal for her work with the Sydney Multicultural Community Services. In a career spanning more than 41 years, she has helped countless people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Shubha Kumar, winner of the National Rugby League Stepan Kerkyasharian AO Community Harmony Medal, was recognised for her work assisting new Australians in building important social connections and as a strong advocate for women in her local Indian community.

Source: Multicultural NSW