Director of Multicultural Engagement appointed Race Discrimination Commissioner

Friday 5 October 2018

Chin Tan, Jane Ward and Kenny Chong at 2017 Victoria’s Multicultural Awards for Excellence

L-R: Director of Multicultural Engagement Chin Tan, Vice-President (Engagement) Jane Ward and Multicultural Engagement Project Coordinator Kenny Chong at the Victorian multicultural awards in 2017.

In summary

  • Chin Tan appointed Australia’s Race Discrimination Commissioner
  • Mr Tan led the development of Swinburne’s Charter of Cultural Diversity
  • Swinburne appointed Mr Tan as the inaugural Director of Multicultural Engagement in 2016

Swinburne congratulates Chin Tan on his new appointment as Australian Race Discrimination Commissioner. 

Vice-President, Engagement, Jane Ward, says the Swinburne community has benefited greatly from Mr Tan’s leadership as the inaugural Director of Multicultural Engagement and has valued his contributions over the past three years.

Swinburne’s commitment to a strong culture of diversity is reflected in recent initiatives and achievements, including:

‘During his time at Swinburne, Chin has been dedicated to building and strengthening relationships in our vibrant and diverse multicultural community,’ says Ms Ward.

‘I am confident he will continue to be a dedicated ambassador and friend to the university and we wish him well in his new role.’