Latest updates and community news.

Tony Buti: I’ll never forget my childhood as a target of racist name-calling

Mar 21, 2023
Hon Dr Tony Buti MLA, Minister for Citizenship of Multicultural Interests, discusses the importance of Harmony Week in an Op Ed with The West Australian.
15 people standing on a stage smiling and holding glass trophies. Six are men and nine are women.  They are in front of a screen that says Multicultural Awards

Champions of equity and inclusion celebrated at Multicultural Awards

Mar 13, 2023
The Western Australian Multicultural Awards 2023 have recognised 10 individuals and 5 organisations for their outstanding contributions to multiculturalism and culturally and linguistically diverse communities throughout the State.

Graduates celebrate program completion

Nov 10, 2022
Twenty graduates of OMI's Leadership and Governance Program have been honoured at a special ceremony hosted by the Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Interests, Hon Tony Buti MLA.

Scholarships increase pool of trained and credentialed interpreters

Nov 3, 2022
Sixteen scholarship recipients have successfully completed the Foundations in Translating and Interpreting course

Outstanding Community Languages Teacher of the Year Award 2022

Sep 2, 2022
Ms Cristina Tian wins Outstanding Community Languages Teacher of the Year Award

Happy Languages Week

Aug 1, 2022
Celebrate the linguistic diversity in our community

2021 Census Data Released

Jun 28, 2022
The Census provides a valuable snapshot of information about Australians that reflects our community at the time the Census was undertaken.

OMI celebrates Refugee Week

Jun 22, 2022
Inspiring storytelling videos from people from refugee backgrounds who have come to WA

Community champions triumph in multicultural awards

Mar 18, 2022
Individuals and organisations recognised for their outstanding contributions towards a more inclusive and equitable Western Australia

Tennis Fun Day scores a big hit!

Dec 22, 2021
Chinese Mum’s Association Tennis Fun Day drew more than 200 kids and parents

Kids Flea Market jumps to become a regular event

Nov 18, 2021
A primary school recycling venture

Indonesian COVID-19 relief funds now released

Oct 20, 2021
Local Indonesian community groups collaborate to support those affected by COVID-19 in Indonesia

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
Page reviewed 20 October 2020