Multi-cultural Groups in Perth and Western Australia

Perth & WA Multicultural Groups

  • Alliance Francaise de Perth – A non-profit cultural organisation. Founded in Perth in 1911, its goals are to diffuse the French Language throughout Perth and Western Australia, and to foster cultural and linguistic links between France and Western Australia.
  • American Women's Club of Perth
  • Australian American Association – Western Australia
  • Australian Arabic Council – Is committed to human rights and community relations issues affecting the Arabic culture and profile.
  • Australian Lebanese Historical Society – Aims to encourage scholarship in the history of Lebanese settlement in Australia by research, publications and regular events and meetings for members.
  • Australian National Committee on Refugee Women (ANCORW Coop. Ltd)
  • Bangladesh-Australia Association of Western Australia – Founded in 1982 by residents and resident students from Bangladesh in Perth to foster and promote friendship, understanding and good fellowship between the people of Bangladesh and Australia.
  • Bloco Do Norte – A non-profit organisation that has the purpose of spreading Brazilian (Samba) culture in the Joondalup area, via drumming workshops and performances. The main focus is to facilitate the learning process so that participants can learn and contribute to the exciting sound and sights of Brazilian street drumming.
  • Canadian Club of Western Australia – a social club open to anyone which offers a contact point for newly arrived Canadians and friends of Canada and Australians who have an interest in Canada. The primary aims of the club are to provide a focus on common heritage of Canadians and Australians as the basis for which citizens of both countries (and their friends) may get together and fulfil some commitment to the community in which they live,  and provide opportunities for social contact and mutual enjoyment.
  • Chinese Australian Historical Society – Information on the history of the Chinese in Australia.
  • Chung Wah Association of Western Australia  – Run by volunteers, a wide range of activities are carried out including Chinese schools, Chinese culture, ladies group, Lion and Dragon Dance Troupe, welfare and youth.
  • Cornish Association of Western Australia Inc  – For people who are interested in Cornwall.
  • Estonian Archives in Australia – Holds information about the achievements of Estonians living outside Estonia.
  • Malta Virtual Emigration Musuem
  • Office of Multicultural Interests – Government of Western Australia.
  • Expat American Meetup Group This volunteer-run group serves to organize events for Americans in Perth, and celebrate American holidays.
  • Perth Morris Men perform traditional dances from the Cotswold Hills and other areas of England.  Founded in 1974, the side is the oldest side in Australia
  • Polish Historical Institute in Australia – Aims to collect, preserve and make available to the public archival materials pertaining to Polish immigration to Australia and the settlement of Poles in Australia since 1940.
  • Rhein Donau Club provides a facility for people from Germany, Austria. Switzerland, other Europeans and residents from Western Australia who enjoy the culture, music, culinary delights and customs of countries embraced by the two major rivers of Europe; namely Rhine and Danube.
  • Sudanese Australian Integrated Learning – SAIL provides free English support and services to the Sudanese refugee community.
  • Western Australia Indonesian Catholic Community – A private association in accordance with the spirit of Christifideles Laici, the Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation of John Paul II, on vocation and the mission of the Lay Faithful.
  • Yirra Yaakin – Enables Aboriginal Communities to continue to perform their own stories
  • See also Australian National Multicultural Groups