From the Introduction by Robyn Ianssen: The aim of the World Congress of Poets in Sydney in 2000 is to bring together people in Australia who write in many languages and present their work to the general population. This anthology, Many Voices aims to awaken us all to the rich world heritage we have at our very fingertips here in Australia. It is part of us! -- p.5.
The Sydney committee of the World Congress of Poets was formed in December 1998 ... Valuing our World Poetic Heriage is our third function, to be followed by our international congress in October 2001 -- p.6.