Posts Tagged ‘multiculturalism’

Ay, caramba!

Posted: 10:40 am on 10th February 2015

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade naturally works to promote Australia, and rightly so. But it seems to come at quite a cost. Browsing through their awarded grants of 2012/13 exposed that $40,000 was gifted to Grainger TV in accordance with the Council on Australia-Latin American Relations (COALAR). Whatever for? “The dubbing of four episodes of Travel Oz in Spanish and Portuguese for showing on cable TV in Latin…

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CIS Podcast ep 26 – week ending 25 October 2013

Posted: 3:03 pm on 25th October 2013

Episode 26 – produced for the week ending 25 October 2013   Topics Does the Coalition government mean Gonski is goneski? Social cohesion and multiculturalism Debt ceilings, deficits and the Commission of Audit With Jen Buckingham and Will Shrubb, produced by Matt O’Connell   Subscribe via iTunes                                   Subscribe via RSS    This week on the CIS Podcast we are joined by CIS education expert Jen Buckingham to talk about funding and Will Shrubb casts…

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Multiculturalism gone mad

Posted: 6:10 pm on 17th September 2013

Governments enjoy giving your money to sponsor events that have catchy words like ‘social cohesion’, or ‘diversity’, or ‘harmony’ in their title. WasteWatch has already brought you the story of the $50 000 anti-racism plate-painting party, as part of the Federal Government’s ‘Diversity and Social Cohesion Program’. Now it seems the South Australian government wants in on the action. The South Australian government operate a Multicultural Grants Scheme. The scheme…

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