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A council that will spend at least $45,000 on curtains so Muslim women can have privacy at a public pool has been given a multicultural gong by the Baillieu Government.

The City of Monash has won a Victorian Multicultural Commission excellence award for its promotion and support of cultural diversity.

But the council was widely criticised earlier this year for funding a privacy screen at a Clayton pool for female-only swimming sessions.


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