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Three new members join Multicultural NSW Advisory Board

The NSW Government has appointed new members to the Multicultural NSW Advisory Board following an independent merit-based selection process.

Mr Ramneek Singh, Councillor Sally Betts and Councillor Sam Elmir joined the board, and were welcomed at the first meeting on Friday 4 March 2022.

Minister for Multiculturalism Mark Coure welcomed the new members.

“I am focused on delivering the best outcomes for NSW’s multicultural communities and ensuring they are heard. I look forward to working with the new members and the entire board to deliver meaningful outcomes for multicultural communities,” Mr Coure said. Chaired by Dr G.K (Hari) Harinath, the board’s role is to offer advice and guidance on a range of matters relating to culturally and linguistically diverse communities.


Ramneek Singh

Mr Singh is a senior consultant for Monitor Deloitte, and an entrepreneur with experience across finance, digital production and design, strategy, start-ups and social impact.

Clr Sally Betts

Migrating from South Africa in 1974, Clr Betts is the longest sitting Councillor on Waverly Council, having served 26 years, including eight as Mayor. Clr Betts has extensive experience working with charities and multicultural communities. During her time as Mayor, Clr Betts led and promoted various multicultural events such as for South American and Jewish communities.

Clr Sam Elmir

Clr Sam Elmir joins the Advisory Board with experience as a pharmacy proprietor, Councillor on Georges River Council, and is involved with a number of not-for-profit organisations, including the Australian Christian and Muslim Friendship Society.