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MULTICULTURAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE

NOTICE OF MEETING
Tuesday, 5th October 2010


29 September 2010


Members

I hereby inform you that a meeting of the Multicultural Advisory Committee of the Council will be held at the Civic Centre, Hurstville on Tuesday, 5th October 2010 at 4.30 pm for consideration of the business mentioned hereunder.

Victor G D Lampe
General Manager


BUSINESS

1. Apologies

2. Confirmation of Minutes of previous meeting

3. Matters arising from previous meeting

4. Disclosures of Interest

5. Agenda items

6. General Business

7. Next meeting on Tuesday 30 November 2010 at 4.30 pm


The Quorum for the meeting is 6

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MULTICULTURAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE

SUMMARY OF ITEMS
Tuesday, 5th October 2010

ITEMS


MAC019-10 COMMUNITY STRATEGIC PLAN (10/470)
(Report by Community Worker Multicultural & Indigenous Services, Ms J Bassam)


MAC020-10 FEEDBACK ON LEVIATHAN (10/989)
(Report by Community Worker Multicultural & Indigenous Services, Ms J Bassam)


MAC021-10 CHINESE NEW YEAR (10/1642)
(Report by Community Worker Multicultural & Indigenous Services, Ms J Bassam)


MAC022-10 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INFORMATION CARD (10/470)
(Report by Community Worker Multicultural & Indigenous Services, Ms J Bassam)


MAC023-10 MULTICULTURAL PLANNING FRAMEWORK (10/470)
(Report by Community Worker Multicultural & Indigenous Services, Ms J Bassam)


MAC024-10 MIGRANT INFORMATION DAY (10/910)
(Report by Community Worker Multicultural & Indigenous Services, Ms J Bassam)


MAC025-10 GENERAL BUSINESS (10/470)
(Report by Community Worker Multicultural & Indigenous Services, Ms J Bassam)




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MULTICULTURAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Tuesday, 5th October 2010
Addendum

MAC019-10COMMUNITY STRATEGIC PLAN
Report Author/sCommunity Worker Multicultural & Indigenous Services, Ms J Bassam
File10/470



EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Hurstville Council is working together with the Hurstville community to develop the Hurstville Community Strategic Plan 2011 – 2021.



AUTHOR RECOMMENDATION

That the information be received and noted.


REPORT DETAIL

Council is seeking community feedback on matters that members of the community feel are important for the future of Hurstville City. Council invites all members of the community to complete the survey available at the upcoming events or on-line.



COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION - MAC

That Council notes that the Advisory Committee did not meet as scheduled on Tuesday 5th October 2010 due to the lack of a quorum and receives and notes the report.


COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION - SD

That Council notes that the Advisory Committee did not meet as scheduled on Tuesday 5th October 2010 due to the lack of a quorum and receives and notes the report.

(Moved Councillor N Liu / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl, OAM)



RESOLUTION - CCL

That Council notes that the Advisory Committee did not meet as scheduled on Tuesday 5th October 2010 due to the lack of a quorum and receives and notes the report.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor C Hindi)





APPENDIX


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MULTICULTURAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Tuesday, 5th October 2010
Addendum

MAC020-10FEEDBACK ON LEVIATHAN
Report Author/sCommunity Worker Multicultural & Indigenous Services, Ms J Bassam
File10/989



EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Hurstville Library hosted "Author Talk" John Birmingham the author of Leviathan on Monday 13 September 2010 and Council hosted two shows of Leviathan at Hurstville Entertainment Centre on 18 and 19 September.



AUTHOR RECOMMENDATION

That the information be received and noted.


REPORT DETAIL

Leviathan was premiered in Hurstville part of the 2010 Discovery Festival of Community Arts. Leviathan had a cast of more than 250 performers (consisting mostly of local residents) each telling their own personal stories about their migration and settlement experiences in the City.



COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION - MAC

That Council notes that the Advisory Committee did not meet as scheduled on Tuesday 5th October 2010 due to the lack of a quorum and receives and notes the report.


COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION - SD

That Council notes that the Advisory Committee did not meet as scheduled on Tuesday 5th October 2010 due to the lack of a quorum and receives and notes the report.

(Moved Councillor N Liu / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl, OAM)



RESOLUTION - CCL

That Council notes that the Advisory Committee did not meet as scheduled on Tuesday 5th October 2010 due to the lack of a quorum and receives and notes the report.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor C Hindi)





APPENDIX


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MULTICULTURAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Tuesday, 5th October 2010
Addendum

MAC021-10CHINESE NEW YEAR
Report Author/sCommunity Worker Multicultural & Indigenous Services, Ms J Bassam
File10/1642



EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The Chinese New Year Street Festival will be held on Saturday 29 January 2011.



AUTHOR RECOMMENDATION

That the information be received and noted.


REPORT DETAIL

The Festival will include non-stop entertainment, food and market stalls, and traditional lion and dragon dances on Forest Road, Hurstville. The celebrations will include variety of activities during February for the community to attend. Copies of the program will be distributed during the meeting.



COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION - MAC

That Council notes that the Advisory Committee did not meet as scheduled on Tuesday 5th October 2010 due to the lack of a quorum and receives and notes the report.


COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION - SD

That Council notes that the Advisory Committee did not meet as scheduled on Tuesday 5th October 2010 due to the lack of a quorum and receives and notes the report.

(Moved Councillor N Liu / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl, OAM)



RESOLUTION - CCL

That Council notes that the Advisory Committee did not meet as scheduled on Tuesday 5th October 2010 due to the lack of a quorum and receives and notes the report.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor C Hindi)





APPENDIX


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MULTICULTURAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Tuesday, 5th October 2010
Addendum

MAC022-10DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INFORMATION CARD
Report Author/sCommunity Worker Multicultural & Indigenous Services, Ms J Bassam
File10/470



EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Hurstville Council is developing a Referral Information Card for victims of Domestic Violence.



AUTHOR RECOMMENDATION

That the information be received and noted.


REPORT DETAIL

The Referral Information Card is an initiative suggested by members of St George Domestic Violence Committee of which Council is a member. A draft of the Card (which will be translated into Chinese) will be circulated during the meeting for feedback.


COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION - MAC

That Council notes that the Advisory Committee did not meet as scheduled on Tuesday 5th October 2010 due to the lack of a quorum and receives and notes the report.


COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION - SD

That Council notes that the Advisory Committee did not meet as scheduled on Tuesday 5th October 2010 due to the lack of a quorum and receives and notes the report.

(Moved Councillor N Liu / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl, OAM)



RESOLUTION - CCL

That Council notes that the Advisory Committee did not meet as scheduled on Tuesday 5th October 2010 due to the lack of a quorum and receives and notes the report.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor C Hindi)





APPENDIX


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MULTICULTURAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Tuesday, 5th October 2010
Addendum

MAC023-10MULTICULTURAL PLANNING FRAMEWORK
Report Author/sCommunity Worker Multicultural & Indigenous Services, Ms J Bassam
File10/470



EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The Community Relation Commission has revised the Multicultural Policy Framework replacing the Ethnic Affairs Priorities Statements (EAPS).



AUTHOR RECOMMENDATION

That the information be received and noted.


REPORT DETAIL

The Community Relation Commission administers the Multicultural Policies and Services as a vehicle for assisting public authorities in their implantation of the Principles. The new Multicultural Planning Framework consist of 3 activity areas Planning and Evaluation, Capacity Building and Resources and Programs and Services.



COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION - MAC

That Council notes that the Advisory Committee did not meet as scheduled on Tuesday 5th October 2010 due to the lack of a quorum and receives and notes the report.


COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION - SD

That Council notes that the Advisory Committee did not meet as scheduled on Tuesday 5th October 2010 due to the lack of a quorum and receives and notes the report.

(Moved Councillor N Liu / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl, OAM)



RESOLUTION - CCL

That Council notes that the Advisory Committee did not meet as scheduled on Tuesday 5th October 2010 due to the lack of a quorum and receives and notes the report.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor C Hindi)





APPENDIX


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MULTICULTURAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Tuesday, 5th October 2010
Addendum

MAC024-10MIGRANT INFORMATION DAY
Report Author/sCommunity Worker Multicultural & Indigenous Services, Ms J Bassam
File10/910



EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The annual Migrant Information Day will be held at Rockdale Town Hall on Wednesday 27 October 2010 from 10am - 1pm.



AUTHOR RECOMMENDATION

That the information be received and noted.


REPORT DETAIL

The event is an initiative by the St George Multicultural Network Interagency. This event provides newly arrived migrants and refugees in the St George region with information on services, facilities and support groups and includes a celebration of multicultural food and music.



COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION - MAC

That Council notes that the Advisory Committee did not meet as scheduled on Tuesday 5th October 2010 due to the lack of a quorum and receives and notes the report.


COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION - SD

That Council notes that the Advisory Committee did not meet as scheduled on Tuesday 5th October 2010 due to the lack of a quorum and receives and notes the report.

(Moved Councillor N Liu / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl, OAM)



RESOLUTION - CCL

That Council notes that the Advisory Committee did not meet as scheduled on Tuesday 5th October 2010 due to the lack of a quorum and receives and notes the report.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor C Hindi)





APPENDIX


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MULTICULTURAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Tuesday, 5th October 2010
Addendum

MAC025-10GENERAL BUSINESS
Report Author/sCommunity Worker Multicultural & Indigenous Services, Ms J Bassam
File10/470



EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Committee discussion of General Business.


AUTHOR RECOMMENDATION

THAT the information be received and noted.


REPORT DETAIL

Committee discussion of General Business.


COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION - MAC

That Council notes that the Advisory Committee did not meet as scheduled on Tuesday 5th October 2010 due to the lack of a quorum and receives and notes the report.


COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION - SD

That Council notes that the Advisory Committee did not meet as scheduled on Tuesday 5th October 2010 due to the lack of a quorum and receives and notes the report.

(Moved Councillor N Liu / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl, OAM)



RESOLUTION - CCL

That Council notes that the Advisory Committee did not meet as scheduled on Tuesday 5th October 2010 due to the lack of a quorum and receives and notes the report.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor C Hindi)





APPENDIX