This week we celebrated harmony week by wearing orange to kindy. Harmony Week is about inclusiveness, respect and belonging for all Australians, regardless of cultural or linguistic background.

Australia is one of the most successful multicultural countries in the world and we should celebrate this and work to maintain it.

Orange is the colour chosen to represent Harmony Week. Traditionally, orange signifies social communication and meaningful conversations. It also relates to the freedom of ideas and encouragement of mutual respect.

Australia is a vibrant and multicultural country — from the oldest continuous culture of our first Australians to the cultures of our newest arrivals from around the world.

Here just at Young Discoverers Helensvale alone, we have 6 different nationalities represented by our team of educators and 16 different nationalities represented by our families. We are proud of our diversity and celebrate our different cultures in our programs…