Shire of Mundaring to don orange sash for Harmony Day


Sweets and Treats in Helena Valley will have an orange glow for Harmony Day on March 21. Picture: David Baylis.
Sweets and Treats in Helena Valley will have an orange glow for Harmony Day on March 21. Picture: David Baylis.

MUNDARING Shire is hoping to see orange on Wednesday with shops and businesses urged to embrace the colour of Harmony Day in different ways.

Orange-themed window displays and staff adorned in amber are among the ideas suggested by the Shire, along with the sale of traditional foods.

Chief executive Jonathan Throssell said the Shire would mark the national event by showcasing the spirit of inclusiveness within the local government community.

“We want to celebrate Harmony Day and show a sense of belonging for everyone,” Mr Throssell said.

“Our celebrations are to remind the community why our commitment to cultural diversity is one of our greatest assets and that we are stronger because of it.

“We are encouraging local businesses to be innovative about how they can celebrate with us and the local community.”

Send photographs of Harmony Day celebrations to the Shire Facebook page via Karen White at CEF@mundaring.wa.gov.au.

Harmony Day coincides with the United Nations International Day for the elimination of racial discrimination.

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