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Dr Bulent Hass Dellal AO

Dr Dellal is currently the Executive Director and Company Secretary of the Australian Multicultural Foundation (AMF).

Dr Dellal has over 25 years of service to multicultural organisations, the arts and the community, promoting multicultural Australia. In 1989, Dr Dellal became the founding Executive Director of the AMF.

In 1997, he received the Medal of the Order of Australia for his service to multicultural organisations, the arts and the community, as well as the Centenary of Federation Medal in 2003. In 2015, he was awarded Officer of the Order of Australia for his distinguished service to the multicultural community and the advancement of inclusiveness and social harmony, as well as to youth and the broadcast media. He was conferred with an Honorary Doctorate in Social Sciences by RMIT University in 2006.

Dr Dellal was born in Melbourne to Turkish-Cypriot parents. He lived in Turkey with his family between the ages of 10 and 13, after which they returned to Australia.

Appointment: CAAR Board member – 10 February 2020 to 9 February 2023

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