Multiculturalism was identified through stakeholder consultation as being a key value for a healthy Darwin Harbour. Efforts were made to develop indicators to assess multiculturalism; however, a useful indicator could not be identified for this assessment. Opportunities exist to include indicators for this value in future report cards. However, the Northern Territory Government recently released a Multicultural Policy (2020-25) that contains key objectives to support and build upon NT’s rich history of multiculturism. Key objectives and their associated outcomes are:
- Building our diversity
- Strengthening our partnerships
- Supporting participation, social inclusion and cohesion in our community
- Strengthening our communities.
These offer opportunities to develop progress indicators for future report card assessments.
Work with the NT Government to develop Darwin Harbour-specific indicators to assess progress with the Multicultural Policy for the NT 2020–2025.