Launching DV Awareness Booklet – “Respectful Relationships and Understanding Family Violence”

ISWA Women’s Wing has launched the Domestic Violence awareness booklet – “Respectful Relationships and Understanding Family Violence” – during the Women’s Breakfast event in December 2020.

This is supported by ISHAR Multicultural, United in Diversity WA, City of Canning, and Kaleidoscope and compiled with materials sourced from all four.

This is a great milestone for ISWA Women’s Wing and this booklet will now be distributed for free – hard copy and soft copy – through all our channels and events.

We acknowledge Office of Multicultural Interest for their continued support in these initiatives.

Please download the booklet from here.

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MAWA inaugurates silver jubilee celebration

Malayalee Association of Western Australia Inc (MAWA) proudly presented “Nakshathra Ravu”(Silver Jubilee Inauguration and Cultural Night) on 28th November 2020, 5.30pm at Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre.

This is the official inauguration of the silver jubilee celebration, and we congratulate MAWA and the entire Malayalee speaking community in WA.

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Hindi and Tamil included in WA school curriculum

On 21 January 2021, Education and Training Minister Sue Ellery announced the development of three new languages for WA schools.

  • ​Development of curriculum for Hindi, Korean and Tamil will commence in July
  • Syllabuses to be developed for Pre-primary to Year 12

The full media release below:

https://www.mediastatements.wa.gov.au/Pages/McGowan/2021/01/New-languages-for-Western-Australian-schools.aspx

The initiative led by Hindi Samaj of WA in last one year to include Hindi in state curriculum received wholehearted support from Consul General of India, Madam Dantu Charandasi ji and Mr. Yaz Mubarakai, MLA for Jandakot. This is a dream come true moment:

https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=483320476397799&id=108891983840652

Our heartiest congatulations to Tamil Association of WA and the entire Tamil community in the diaspora.

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$1.5M State govt funding for ICC

On 5th December 2020 Premier Mark McGowan announced a $1.5M funding for our beloved ICC project. Detailed media release can be found here:

https://www.mediastatements.wa.gov.au/Pages/McGowan/2020/12/McGowan-Labor-Government-contributes-1-point-5-million-dollars-to-construct-new-WA-Indian-Community-Centre.aspx

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