Media Releases by The Hon Craig Laundy MP

Thousands attend Bengali New Year festival

The Assistant Minister for Multicultural Affairs Craig Laundy MP joined thousands of people at the Bengali New Year festival at ANZ Stadium today. About 20,000 people attended the 24th annual Boishakhi Mela, enjoying food, arts and crafts stalls, fireworks, children’s… Continue reading

Grand Opening for Hindu temple in Regents Park

The Assistant Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Craig Laundy MP, has attended the opening of the Shirdi Sai Temple at Regents Park in Sydney. The Hindu temple will be a focal point for an expected almost 3,000 devotees each week. Speaking… Continue reading

Anzac Day ceremony at Auburn School

The Assistant Minister for Multicultural Affairs Craig Laundy MP attended an Anzac Day commemoration at the Al-Faisal College in Auburn today. Mr Laundy said the Anzac story was very important to Australians. “It is based on the values of courage,… Continue reading

Colourful celebration for Australian Hindus

The Assistant Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Craig Laundy MP, today wished a happy Holi to all Australians celebrating the festival. Holi, the Hindu festival of colours, marks the beginning of the northern spring and celebrates renewal and the triumph of… Continue reading

Young Australians lead way in socially inclusive agenda

The Assistant Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Craig Laundy MP, today applauded a group of young Australians committed to building on Australia’s social cohesion. Mr Laundy said the Inclusive Communities Youth Summit, held at NSW Parliament House, is a terrific event… Continue reading

Applications open for Multicultural Arts and Festivals grants

Applications for 2016-17 Multicultural Arts and Festivals grants funding have opened, Assistant Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Craig Laundy MP, announced today. This annual Commonwealth Government programme aims to encourage respect and a sense of belonging for Australians of all backgrounds.… Continue reading