Western Australian Multicultural Awards 2024

The Awards recognise individuals and organisations for their outstanding contributions to multiculturalism and culturally and linguistically diverse (CaLD) communities in Western Australia

Awards ceremony 

The 2024 Western Australian Multicultural Awards ceremony was held on Thursday 14 March 2024 at the Ritz Carlton Hotel and launched WA Harmony Week. 

Awards were presented across the following categories and celebrated multiculturalism in WA: 

  • Outstanding Individual Achievement Award: Mr Joe Tuazama Youth Award: Ms Syeda Maisara Muzaffar 
  • Arts Award: Mr Jay Emmanuel 
  • Sportsperson of the Year Award: Ms Minjee Lee 
  • Community Service and Support Awards: 
    • CaLD Community Association: Northwest Multicultural Association WA Inc 
    • CaLD Community Association: Indian Society of Western Australia (ISWA) 
    • CaLD Community Service Organisation: Multicultural Services Centre of Western Australia Inc 
    • General Community Service Organisation: Mission Australia 
  • Local Government Award: City of Swan 

    Premier's Public Sector Award: Department of Health — Older Person Health Network 

    Sir Ronald Wilson Leadership Award 

  • Mrs Kerry Palmer 

  • Laksiri Jayasuriya Lifetime Community Service Award: Ms Jennifer Au Yeong 

Awards Booklet 

Event  proceedings 

  • Master of Ceremonies -  Nadia Mitsopoulos 
  • Welcome to Country  - Barry Winmar 
  • Address Hon Roger Cook MLA, Premier of Western Australia  
  • Address Hon Dr Tony Buti MLA, Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Interests 

Presentation of Awards 

Page reviewed 15 March 2024