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Latest updates and community news.

WA students recognised at language presentation

Sep 14, 2021
Six recipients have been recognised at this year’s DSD II Certificate Presentation

Dr Siyat Abdi — a life of possibility

Aug 31, 2021
31 August: International Day of People of African Descent

Helping to make change happen

Aug 31, 2021
31 August: International Day of People of African Descent

International Day of People of African Descent

Aug 30, 2021
Celebrate the day on 31 August

All things African come to Perth – Africa Week

Aug 27, 2021
Celebrating WA's many African communities
A portrait of Ehsan

Refugee Week 2021: Ehsan Nazamyar’s story

Jun 18, 2021
Refugee Week raises the issues affecting refugees and asylum seekers
Salem Askari and Minister Paul Papalia

Refugee Week 2021: Salem Askari's story

Jun 18, 2021
Refugee Week: find out about refugees and asylum seekers in our community

Leadership and Governance Program

May 6, 2021
Applications are open for OMI's 2021 Leadership and Governance Program
man wearing a kippah speaks into a microphone

WA Culture and Religion guides

Mar 26, 2021
These guides offer information for service providers, students and all interested in the diverse cultures and faiths that make up multicultural WA
Two women from the Chinese Mothers' Group experiment with a Chinese abacus

Mothers celebrate Harmony Week

Mar 26, 2021
WA Chinese and Aboriginal communities get together during Harmony Week
OMI Multicultural Award winners 2021

WA’s champions of multiculturalism

Mar 23, 2021
Eleven recipients have been recognised at this year’s Western Australian Multicultural Awards

Smiling for Harmony Week

Mar 18, 2021
Award-winning Senior Constable Sam Lim talks about making harmony happen

New council to help steer multiculturalism in WA

Feb 2, 2021
Council established to consult on issues facing culturally and linguistically diverse communities of Western Australia

$3 million to improve CaLD community facilities

Feb 2, 2021
One-off grants support projects that maintain, refurbish or extend existing facilities that are owned and operated by community associations
Sadeqa Sarvari

International Migrants Day

Dec 16, 2020
International Migrants Day is a welcome reminder for Sadeqa to reflect on the opportunities she has gained
Lisa Smith

Making the life you want to live in WA

Dec 16, 2020
Reach out to get to know new - and old - migrants

International Volunteer Day recognises us

Dec 4, 2020
It gives me a lot of satisfaction to see that I can do something for the people to make them happy
International Volunteers Day

Volunteers in the time of Covid-19

Dec 4, 2020
At that time none of us knew what was expected of us or how long this would go on
Volunteers Day

International Volunteer Day celebrates

Dec 4, 2020
Volunteering … I thoroughly enjoy it! I visit people from different cultural backgrounds
International Volunteers Day

Volunteering helped me to settle in Australia

Dec 4, 2020
Volunteering was a very important part of my settlement in Australia, it was a first step for me to connect with my new country
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