INDONESIAN COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF NEW SOUTH WALES (ICC-NSW) Inc.
With the rapidly increasing numbers of the Indonesians living in New South Wales and Indonesian organizations either social, religious, ethnic, or certain interest, as a manifestation of their bond and empathy to Indonesia-the land of their origin and Australia-the land which welcomes and accommodates them, the need for an umbrella organization can no longer be ignored.
After a long-overdue process, starting with a meeting attended by the representatives of over 40 Indonesian community organizations, the declaration of the Indonesian Community Council (ICC-NSW) Incorporated was read in the presence of the diasporic Indonesian community on the 17th of August 2000 coinciding with the commemoration of the fifty-fifth anniversary of the Indonesian Independence Day. The ICC became an incorporated organization on the 4th of October 2000.
WHAT IS ICC-NSW Inc.
The Indonesian Community Council of New South Wales Incorporated is a nonprofit organization representing the diasporic Indonesians in New South Wales and other groups who are interested in Indonesian affairs.
The Association will consolidate to encourage all Indonesian organizations in New South Wales to participate as members and expect their commitment to support the Association.
The ICC will provide a common voice to link with the Government and community agencies at all levels and a forum for consultation and discussion on any issues of concern to the community. The Association honors the independence of each member organization in their internal affairs.
WHO ARE THE MEMBERS OF ICC-NSW Inc.
Members of ICC-NSW Inc. consists of organization in New South Wales, either based on socio-cultural, religious, economic, or special common interests, who are interested in Indonesian affairs with goodwill to foster a close relationship between Australia and Indonesia
A united diasporic Indonesians in New South Wales living in peace and harmony, creating a conducive situation for developing understanding between Australia and Indonesia with a mutual beneficial contribution.
Accommodating the voice of its members by consultation, coordination, consensus, and representation
Maximizing the significant cultural, social, political, and economic dividends arising from the diversity of Australia and Indonesia