Harmony Week

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 

 

Wear orange

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.

 

Resources

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)

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Date and time

From: 09:00 AM Monday, March 15, 2021 To: 05:00 PM Sunday, March 21, 2021

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