Harmony Week is about inclusiveness, respect and belonging for all Australians – from the traditional owners and custodians of this land to those who have come from many countries around the world.
The overarching theme for Harmony Week is 'Everyone Belongs'.
Participate in Harmony Week
Together we can…
Send in your contribution expressing your thoughts and aspirations to complete the phrase 'Together we can...'. Your submissions will be curated anonymously and shared as a poster on the Diversity Calendar Harmony Week page.
Submit by Monday 22 March 2021 via this link
Attend a Harmony Week event
If you're on campus, you can join a number of Harmony Week celebrations hosted by your student associations.
Lismore: LEXSA event
Gold Coast: CoastRs Student Association event
Coffs Harbour: Coffs Harbour Student Association event
Collect your Harmony Week merchandise
Drop by and collect your Harmony Week ribbon, sticker, lanyard, bookmark or armband (limited numbers available) from the following locations:
Lismore: Student Equity & Inclusion, Shop 7, Goodman Plaza
Gold Coast: CoastRs Student Association, Building A1.20
Coffs Harbour: Coffs Harbour Student Association, F Block
Orange is the colour chosen to represent Harmony Week. Traditionally, orange signifies social communication and meaningful conversations. It also relates to the freedom of ideas and encouragement of mutual respect. You can choose to wear something orange during Harmony Week to show your support for cultural diversity and inclusivity.
Read more about Harmony Week and Australia's cultural diversity
Check out SBS’s Cultural Atlas for information on the cultural background of Australia’s migrant populations
Learn about the land you live on and its culture and history: Reconciliation Australia
Read about Understanding a different culture
Learn how you can support people from different cultural backgrounds
Watch this powerful video by UNESCO on being United against racism
Check out some videos to help you further understand racism
Have a go at using the Everyday Racism app
Read these 4 books for exploring new cultures
Watch these 7 shows that have culturally diverse casts
Cook some world food from Recipes for Harmony and SBS Food
Register for a university consortium event on Institutional and systemic patterns of racial discrimination, 17 March hosted by Centre for Social Justice and Inclusion (UTS), the Whitlam Institute (WSU) and Culture Strategy (US)