Parliamentary Reception


Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Hon Grace Portolesi welcoming African Australians

Mr Hieu Van Le,  Chairman of the South Australian Multicultural and Ethnic Affairs Commission (SAMEAC) and South Australia's Lieutenant Governor addressing African Australians

International Year of People of African Descent

Parliamentary Reception

Organized by  Multicultural SA in conjunction with the African Communities Council of South Australia Inc


Minister Portolesi dancing to the tune of African Musica



L-R: John Nze-Bertram, Principle Convenor - Celebration of African Australians Inc and Australian National Coordinator, Organization for the Harmonization of Business Laws in Africa ; Akoi Maniel Guong - Author "Realising The Dream – Journey of a Lost Boy"; Minister Portolesi; and community members.

L-R: Mr Roger Lean, Acting Director, Multicultural SA; Mr. Mabok Marial, President of the Sudanese Community; Community member; Minister Portolesi; Community Member; Martin Maya, Manager, African Settlement Services Program, African Community Council SA Inc; and Community member.





Minister Portolesi and the African Australian Woman of the Year, Dorinda Halfner


Minister Portolesi and Mrs Masika, wife of the Chairperson African Communities Council of South Australia

Minister Portolesi and Emeka Chikwuba, CEO Change Magazine and Co-Convenor, Celebration of African Australians Inc

Minister Portolesi and Toyin Adejoro, Ex-President, Nigerian Association of South Australia Inc

Community Member; Minister Portolesi; and Akoi Deng -Author "Realising The Dream – Journey of a Lost Boy"