We are passionate community advocates for social justice and cultural diversity

Our Vision

An Australian society that is equal, just and inclusive, where all people are treated with respect and dignity, where everyone belongs and has a place within the community.

Our Values

Our values are Respect, Equity, and Inclusion.

Our Purpose

Our purpose it to assist newly arrived migrants and refugees achieve a sense of belonging, independence and purpose through employment, education and social connection. We provide culturally specific support and services to achieve this.

Our Focus Areas

Settlement Support

  • Building social connection
  • Facilitating employment pathways
  • Developing life skills
  • Providing access to settlement services
  • Helping migrants, refugees and asylum seekers understand their rights
  • Support for mental health and well-being, including for marginalised migrants who identify as LGBTQI+

Support for Women

  • Women-focused programs including:
  • Financial Literacy
  • Access to information and support services for women in domestic violence situations

Support for the Elderly

  • Providing access to aged care and health services specific to mature-aged migrants

We are an independent organisation not affiliated with any political party.

Affiliate Member

    I confirm my intention to be a member of Cultural Diversity Network Inc (CDNI). I have read and understood CDNI's constitution. I undertake to abide by the constitution; to act in a manner that is consistent with CDNI's values of equality, inclusion, diversity and embracing of difference; and to support CDNI's mission of helping migrants and refugees achieve a sense of belonging, independence and purpose through education, work, social connection and friendships.

    Cultural Diversity Network Inc (CDNI) and its members acknowledge the Aboriginal people who are the traditional custodians of the land on which CDNI operates.