We, the Department of Customer Service, acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the lands where we walk, work and live. We celebrate the diversity of Aboriginal peoples and their ongoing cultures and connections to the lands and waters of NSW.
We pay our respect to Elders past and present and acknowledge the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across NSW.
We also acknowledge and give thanks to our multicultural colleagues and customers who took time to participate in consultations for this Plan. We acknowledge your experiences, the languages you speak, and the cultures that you bring into NSW and the Department of Customer Service.
We would like to thank the following organisations and individuals for providing their contribution
Community Resource Network
Ethnic Communities Council of Australia
Community Migrant Resource Centre
Sydney Multicultural Community Services
Resourceful Australian Indian Network
African Australian Advocacy Centre
Muslim Women Australia
Hunter Multicultural Council
Afghan Women on the Move
NSW Jewish Board of Deputies
Dr Saba Nabi
We would also like to thank the countless individuals within the Department of Customer Service who provided their experiences and input during consultation. Your input is valued and we thank you for taking the time to contribute.
A special thanks also to the members of the Department of Customer Service Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Employee Resource Group (CALD ERG) for their continued contributions and support.