Our staff celebrated Australia’s cultural diversity with our biggest Harmony Day lunch yet.
Harmony Day, on 21 March, is about inclusiveness, respect and a sense of belonging for everyone. These values align closely with our not-for-profit organisation’s values of diversity, equity, access and collaboration.
Our Harmony Day lunch this year featured more than 25 dishes from around the globe.
Staff drew on their Norwegian, Italian, Irish, American and Slovenian heritage and called on Nepalese friends to help create gourmet dishes.
Norwegian open sandwiches sat alongside Bombay potatoes, seaweed, Slovenian coffee, Chinese fortune cookies and good old Aussie sausage rolls and lamingtons.
But the four-layer German Black Forrest cake from our resident baking guru James was the show stopper.
Our Recruitment and Wellbeing Officer Amarly, who made her family stew recipe, said: “Junction is an inclusive, diverse work place and we love celebrating that on Harmony Day… and we’ll use any excuse to eat cake!
“We spend about a third of our lives at work, so it is important to be able to come together like today and take the time to get to know our peers on a more personal level, have a laugh and enjoy ourselves. This is something that the Junction team do incredibly well.”
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To find out more about Harmony Day or get your workplace involved next year, visit harmony.gov.au