The Western Australian Multicultural Policy Framework (WA MPF) was endorsed by Cabinet in February 2020. It translates the principles and objectives of the Western Australian Charter of Multiculturalism into three multicultural policy priorities for WA public sector agencies:
Resources are available to help public sector agencies explore ideas and strategies to implement the WA MPF.
Please contact the Office of Multicultural Interests if you have any questions or would like to discuss ideas in relation to the Framework.
Phone: (08) 6551 8700
Policy priority 1: Harmonious and inclusive communities
Policy priority 2: Culturally responsive policies, programs and services
Policy priority 3: Economic, social, cultural, civic and political participation
Cultural competency and interpreter training
Professional services and information are available to learn about cultural competency and how to use interpreters and translators.
The Office of Multicultural Interests does not hold a register of all providers who provide training. However, the following are some organisations that currently provide training:
Cultural competency training
Metropolitan Migrant Resource Centre – Training and Capacity Building in Cultural Competence
Association for Services to Torture and Trauma (ASeTTs) – Developing Cultural Competency
Working with interpreters and translators
Please contact the organisations directly to find out about next training dates.
You can also contact your Human Resources Department who may have a list of training options already available.