Advisory council on multicultural affairs

The Minister's Advisory Council on Multicultural Affairs in the Northern Territory (NT) is known as MACMA.

The council provides a voice for the multicultural community on issues of interest, and provides high level and strategic advice to the government to improve policy outcomes.

The council is made up of community volunteers and representatives from relevant organisations. The Minister for Territory Families chairs the council.

What the council does

The council is responsible for: 

  • advising the Minister on matters of interest including emerging issues facing the multicultural community
  • exploring and discussing how service providers can meet community needs
  • directing tasks to working groups as determined to address specific issues.

To find out more about MACMA contact the Office of Multicultural Affairs on (08) 8999 3891 or email

More information

For more information, contact the Office of Multicultural Affairs.

Phone: (08) 8999 3891

Last updated: 01 February 2019


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