The 2021 Salvos Multicultural Gala celebrated Australia’s diverse communities and recognised those who are working to foster a more cohesive society. The initiative engaged and recognised the achievements of several key leaders through the presentation of awards.
Date: Friday, 19 November 2021
Venue: CommBank Stadium, Parramatta
Dress Code: Cultural Outfit or Black Tie
Time: 6.00PM -10.00PM
Format: Seated Plated Dinner with Cultural Entertainment
The audience comprised of key government and Salvation Army leaders as well as general members of Australia's culturally and linguistically diverse communities. The mixture of community and government created key opportunities for CALD communities to further understand the support systems and opportunities that are on offer to them through the Salvation Army and the Australian Government.
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MASTER OF CEREMONIES
Director, Board of Football NSW
Chair, DFAT’s Sports Diplomacy Advisory Council
GUESTS OF HONOUR
The Hon. Dr Geoffrey Lee, MP
Member for Parramatta
Minister for Skills and Tertiary Education
Representing The Hon Natalie Ward MLC
Minister for Sport, Multiculturalism, Seniors and Veterans
Senator The Hon. Kristina Keneally
Senator for New South Wales
Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Senate
Mr. Steve Kamper MP
Shadow Minister for Small Business, Shadow Minister for Property, and Shadow Minister for Multiculturalism
Member for Rockdale
Mr. Chris Minns MP
NSW Leader of the Opposition
Gumaroy Newman & Dave Barnett Duo
Gumaroy one of the most talented didgeridoo players in the country, he is also an indigenous storyteller, presenter, educator, songman and poet.
Lucky Lartey Group
Australia’s most dynamic West African performers, Lucky is well known for his high energy contemporary dance style and his super high split jumps.
Bollywood Dance School Australia
Australia’s largest Bollywood Dance Academy to the Ceremony who are on a mission to share the diversity of our Indian culture with the Australian community through performing arts and dance forms.
Sydney Chinese Dance Group
The Dance Group is one of the top Chinese cultural arts organisations in Sydney and often represents the Sydney Chinese community through the vision of dance, promoting this traditional art form and furthering cultural exchange.