Latest updates and community news.

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

$3 million to improve CaLD community facilities

Feb 2, 2021
Grants to support projects that maintain, refurbish or extend existing facilities
Sadeqa Sarvari

International Migrants Day

Dec 16, 2020
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
Volunteers Day

International Volunteer Day celebrates

Dec 4, 2020
I thoroughly enjoy it! I visit people from CaLD backgrounds
International Volunteers Day

Volunteering helped me to settle in Australia

Dec 4, 2020
Volunteering was a first step for me to connect with my new country

Carers need to care for themselves

Oct 15, 2020
National Carers Week is a chance to care for carers and challenge stigma
Tandi Kuwana

Now is a good time to talk!

Oct 9, 2020
Mental Health Week 2020: try three simple things to boost your mental health
Pomegranates, honey and apples

Celebrating the year of 5781

Sep 18, 2020
As Rosh Hashanah approaches, the Perth Jewish community knows how lucky we are here in WA to be able to celebrate together
Trevor Creewel

Celebrating the Jewish New Year

Sep 18, 2020
There’s a sense of celebration but the mood is one of gratitude
Alice Leggett

A sweet year ahead

Sep 18, 2020
"While Rosh Hashanah has its roots in our ancient religion, I also see it as an important opportunity to feel connected to those around us through our culture, tradition and common heritage."
Poh Gan

There's more to say after RU OK!

Sep 10, 2020
We are always stronger when we share
Tinsae Teshoma

RU OK Day: a good day to listen to others

Sep 10, 2020
This day is a reminder to check on others but also yourself!
Bilingual psychology counsellor JingShu Li

Communication is key to mental health

Sep 10, 2020
Psychology counsellor JingShu Li talks about reaching out on RU OK Day
Rhoda Adewole-Osiwa, university student

RU OK Day helps CaLD young adults

Sep 9, 2020
RU OK Day is a day when we look out for others
Lucky Guo

Interpretation opens WA to new eyes and ears

Aug 31, 2020
Domestic travellers speaking languages other than English are finding more WA tourist venues are catering for their needs
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