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The New Labor Agenda

Alessandro Gardini.

An Interview with Alessandro Gardini, Former Senior Policy Officer, Office of Multicultural and Ethnic Affairs of South Australia, speaks on multiculturalism.

Created:

1993

Date Added:

18 July 2002

Source:

Interview for Making Multicultural Australia, 1993.

Format:

mov (Quicktime);

File size:

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Length:

16 secs

Transcript

ALESSANDRO GARDINI
Former Senior Policy Officer, Office of Multicultural and Ethnic Affairs of South Australia

I mean after Fraser really - and Mackellar and McPhee - I mean those were really powerful voices for multiculturalism from the Liberal point of view. And since then there havenít been those powerful voices. They seem to have disappeared on the other side.

CONTINUATION OF INTERVIEW AS TEXT

It was also a period of very comfortable collaboration between Labor and Liberals. For a while, in multiculturalism at the Federal level it was bipartisan. The Minister and the Shadow Minister would go like twins around the place. And in a sense it was good, but everything became comfortable. Interview for Making Multicultural Australia, 1993.