Multicultural Reference Group

About the Multicultural Reference Group (MRG)

The Multicultural Reference Group (MRG) comprises residents from over 16 countries who reside in the City of Cockburn. The group meets monthly to celebrate and promote cultural diversity, provide recommendations on requirements and priorities, and exchange information with the City of Cockburn. 

The MRG serves as a platform for members to share their experiences, knowledge, and perspectives, and to provide valuable insights to the City of Cockburn on how to better support and engage with multicultural communities. 

MRG membership

If you would like to join the MRG, please complete the MRG Member Nomination Form. We'll contact applicants once membership positions become available.

Annual General Meeting 2023

The MRG Annual General Meeting is an opportunity for City of Cockburn residents from multicultural backgrounds and multicultural business owners in Cockburn to learn more about the group's initiatives and provide feedback on matters relating to CaLD residents.

Cockburn residents from a multicultural backgrounds and multicultural business owners in Cockburn are warmly invited to attend.

Date: November (date to be advised)
Time: 6-8pm
Venue: City of Cockburn Administration Building, 9 Coleville Crescent, Spearwood

Invitation to local service delivery agencies

Representatives from local service delivery agencies that focus on multicultural communities are invited to attend MRG meetings as guest speakers.

We welcome agencies that can offer insights and expertise on matters related to cultural diversity, as well as share updates on their programs and services for the benefit of the MRG members and the broader community.

Please contact the City's Cultural Diversity Officer by email or phone to express your interest and arrange a suitable date for your presentation.

More information and contact

For more information about the strategy, please contact the City of Cockburn's Community Development team at or on (08) 9411 3444.

If English is not your first language, you can access the Australian Government's Translating and Interpreting Service. These services provide free telephone or on-site interpreting and are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for the cost of a local call. The telephone number is 131 450.

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Cockburn Nyungar moort Beeliar boodja-k kaadadjiny. Koora, yeyi, benang baalap nidja boodja-k kaaradjiny.
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We acknowledge a continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to the Elders, past and present.