The Office of Multicultural Interests (OMI) produces a range of publications to advise, educate and inform on subjects related to cultural diversity.
Publications include reports, planning guides for local governments, policy documents and snapshots of WA's cultural diversity.
These publications are all available for download.
Cultural Diversity in Western Australia—A Demographic Profile
Economic and Social Contribution of Migrants to Western Australia
Ageing in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities
Guide to cultural and linguistic data collection for the public sector
The guide aims to increase the level of awareness of appropriate indicators for the collection of CaLD data and improve the standard of CaLD data collection across the Western Australian public sector
Organising functions and events—a guide to protocol for culturally and linguistically diverse communities
New and emerging communities in Western Australia
Community Media Kit
Culture and Religion Information Sheets
The information sheets aim to raise awareness and understanding of religious and cultural practices in the Western Australian community to assist service providers in the government and nonprofit community sectors in improving service delivery.
Go to the Culture and Religion Information Sheets web page at http://www.omi.wa.gov.au/omi_guidelines.asp to download the information sheets.
Other helpful publications
The Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (HREOC) have updated the very useful ‘Face the Facts’ publication. The booklet addresses some prevailing myths concerning immigration, refugees and Indigenous peoples by presenting the basic facts.