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Harmony Day is a celebration of our cultural diversity, and an opportunity to pause and appreciate the many different stories and characters that combine to make our community great.
Bass Coast is home to many individuals from all backgrounds and walks of life.
From people who have a long connection to the land, such as our Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and people who migrated here and whose children and grandchildren have been born here, to those who have just arrived - they all call Bass Coast home.
Each year Harmony Day is held on 21 March.
The message of Harmony Day is ‘everyone belongs’; a message that teaches people to participate in their community, respect cultural and religious diversity and foster a sense of belonging for everyone.
Bass Coast Shire Mayor, Cr Pamela Rothfield, said she is gratef...Read more from this release