Latest updates and community news.

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
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 CaLD communities of WA
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