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?
Launching the awards, Citizenship and Multicultural Interests
Minister Paul Papalia CSC MLA said the awards are an opportunity to
recognise individuals and organisations who support, promote and
champion multiculturalism in Western Australia.
"I'm thrilled to
launch the Western Australian Multicultural Awards, which will be a key
part of Harmony Week in 2020," he said.
Australia's dynamic multicultural community is an army of people who
volunteer their time and expertise in community groups, support programs
"There are businesses who understand and harness the
benefits of cultural diversity and there are everyday Western
Australians who bring their diverse backgrounds, cultures and faiths to
enhance and enrich our State for everyone."
Nominations are invited for the following eight categories:
- Outstanding Individual Achievement Award
- Laksiri Jayasuriya Lifetime Community Service Award
- Multicultural Youth Award
- New and Emerging Community Leadership Award
- Community Organisation Award
- Multicultural Business Award
- Communications Award
- Local Government Award.
Nominations close at 4.00pm on Monday 20 January 2020.
More information and nomination forms for the Western Australian Multicultural Awards 2020 are available from the Office of Multicultural Interests website.