6th Diversity Matters, Singapore, 23-25 September 2010

The Australian Multicultural Foundation in partnership with the Commonwealth Foundation, Monash University, LASALLE College of the Arts, and The Statesman (India) organised the 6th Diversity Matters forum on 23-25 September, 2010.

The forum was sponsored and supported by the Australian Council for the Arts, Arts Victoria, Kape Communications, and the Australian High Commission in Singapore.

Hosted by LASALLE College of the Arts Singapore campus, the theme of the 2010 Forum - “Social Cohesion and the Arts” - explored the role that the arts can play in helping to bridge gaps, build social capital and strengthen social cohesion.

The Forum offered delegates and participants the opportunity to input their thinking on a range of topics and interact, network and engage with those at the forefront of emerging issues on social cohesion. In addition, there was an opportunity to address the recommendations raised from the “Commonwealth Statement on Culture and Development” by the Commonwealth Foundation, in particular, a lack of understanding of culture and the arts resulting in the absence of its integration.

Radio interview on 938Live Radio Singapore with Dr Hass Dellal, Executive Director of the AMF - click here to listen.

Held over 3 days, the Forum attracted participants representing:

  • Specialists in community partnership;
  • Engagement specialists;
  • Artists and artisans engaged in cross-cultural creation;
  • Practitioners involved in audience development, particularly with multicultural and youth audiences.
Registration Fee
No. Description Full Fees

Full-time Student Concession

(Valid till 1 Sep '10)
1. Full Conference AUD $375

AUD $30

AUD $300
2. One Day AUD $175 per day* Not Applicable AUD $175 per day*

* Applicable on 23 & 24 Sep '10 only
- Registration fee is in Australian Dollars and includes: two-day conference attendance, delegate satchel, morning/afternoon teas, lunches, welcome reception and conference dinner


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