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James Houston

James Houston was born in Sydney in 1932, the son of an unemployed labourer. He studied Arts and Education at the University of Sydney before pursuing a career as a teacher of foreign languages in Australia, Britain and Germany. On return to Australia he became a member of the Commonwealth Public Service in Canberra where, based on Australia-wide field research, he pioneered the concept of multiculturalism, serving within several Departments and agencies. Ordained an Anglican Minister later in...See more