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Latest updates and community news.

International Volunteer Day recognises us  … and encourages me to keep volunteering!

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

The power of 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. We started off by collecting donations from members and from other member associations.
Volunteers Day

International Volunteer Day celebrates and says ‘thank you guys’

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 and to feel like I belong

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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Leadership and governance program

Aug 26, 2020
Are you ready to step up to a board position? Applications are now open for OMI's 2020 Leadership and Governance Program

The State Government condemns acts of racism and hate

Jun 9, 2020
Statement by Minister Papalia: At a time when we are facing unparalleled challenges, I find instances of racism in our community to be repugnant

New policy heralds a more inclusive community

Mar 30, 2020
The WA Multicultural Policy Framework will ensure all Western Australians have the opportunity to participate equitably in civic, social, economic and cultural life

Harmony Week—a time to celebrate cultural diversity

Mar 30, 2020
Harmony Week is an opportunity for all Western Australians to celebrate our vibrant multicultural State
WA Multicultural Awards

Nominations now open for the WA Multicultural Awards 2020

Nov 5, 2019
​​Do you know someone who is a champion of multiculturalism in WA? Perhaps you know about an initiative that promotes social cohesion and cultural diversity? ​
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