MDSI was initially established in 1983, as an outreach project of the Liverpool Migrant Resource Centre, to provide settlement and re-settlement services for migrants and refugees residing in the Campbelltown, Camden and Wollondilly Local Government Areas. In 1987 it incorporated as an independent organisation called Campbelltown Migrant Services Association (CMSA), in 1993 we had a name change to Macarthur Migrant Resource Centre (MMRC) and again in 2004 to Macarthur Diversity Services Inc. (MDSI). In 2009 we launched our new name, Macarthur Diversity Services Initiative Ltd (MDSI) reflecting our ongoing commitment to providing new and innovative charitable services throughout the Macarthur region.
MDSI has won a number of awards, which are listed below:
- 2010 NSW Seniors Week Achievement Award - Outstanding achievement in Health and Wellbeing
- 2010 Campbelltown Local Business Awards - Service and Trade Local Business Awards
- 2009 Campbelltown Local Business Awards - Service and Trade
- 2008 Campbelltown Local Business Awards - Service and Trade
- 2003 National Multicultural Marketing Awards - Seniors Card Community Award Category
- 2002 Consumer Protection Awards