Dr Bulent Hass Dellal AO


Appointed 3 June 2010, re-appointed 3 June 2015 for three years, and appointed as Chairman 9 February 2017, Dr Hass Dellal AO has been the Executive Director of the Australian Multicultural Foundation since 1989. In addition to this work, Hass serves on the Boards of a wide range of multicultural organisations, including as Chairman of the Centre for Multicultural Youth and of the National Centre of Excellence for Islamic Studies Consultative Committee, Co-Chair of the Victoria Police Multi-Faith Council, and Board Member of the European Multicultural Foundation and the Scanlon Foundation. Hass has also held member positions with the Australian Multicultural Council, Multicultural Arts Advisory Council Victoria, Adult Multicultural Education Services and the Police and Community Multicultural Advisory Committee. He was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in 1997 for service to multicultural organisations, the arts and the community. In 2015 he was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia for distinguished service to the multicultural community through leadership and advisory roles, to the advancement of inclusiveness and social harmony, to youth, and to the broadcast media.