23 December 2016: The Ethnic Communities Council of Queensland (ECCQ) congratulates the Queensland Government on releasing the multicultural policy, Our story, our future and a multicultural action plan under the Multicultural Recognition Act 2016 to achieve improved social and economic outcomes for people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities. (more…)
22 December 2016: The Ethnic Communities Council of Queensland’s (ECCQ) Aqua Safe Project is increasing culturally and linguistically diverse community members’ knowledge about water safety around swimming pools, beaches and rivers and creeks. (more…)
Submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights on the inquiry into the freedom of speech
ECCQ is calling on the Australian Government to maintain the current protections in the Racial Discrimination Act under 18C. Section 18C provides important protection against racially motivated attacks, including hate speech, against members of Australia’s migrant, refugee and culturally and linguistically diverse communities. Read the complete submission here.