The forum is established to promote the common interests and articulate the purpose and direction of the multicultural community in the ACT through:

  • Community collaboration and consultation
  • Engagement and participation in public debate
  • Formulation of relevant policies
  • Representation to Government
  • Community education, conferences, seminars


The objects for which the Association is established are to:

  1. represent the needs, aspirations and achievements of the multicultural community, especially those persons who have experienced the refugee and migration processes;
  2. enhance and enrich the well-being of the multicultural community as part of the broader community;
  3. foster a spirit of cooperation and harmony amongst ethnic communities within the broader community;
  4. embrace a culturally diverse society and to promote a socially cohesive society;
  5. promote and address the issues surrounding the multicultural community within the context of the Australian community.