Settlement and multicultural affairs information

The responsibility for settlement and multicultural affairs has moved to the Department of Social Services.​​

This includes pages, information and publications related to:

  • settling in Australia​​​
  • settlement policy, programs, service providers and grants
  • multicultural Australia including the calendar of religious and cultural dates
  • access and equity.

See Department of Social Services - Settlement and Multicultural Affairs for more information.​​

See Our Agency Multicultural Plan for information about how we manage access and equity within the department.

Last reviewed

Tuesday 26 August 2014

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