Set of beliefs, values and rules that is distinctive to a particular human group-culture is an integral part of every society. it is a learned pattern of behavior and ways in which a person lives his or her life. australia is one of the most successful culturally diverse societies in the world. over 40% of the australian population were either born overseas, or had one parent born outside australia. our multicultural policies affirm that all australians have the opportunity to be active and equal participants in society, and are free to maintain their religious and cultural
traditions within australian law.