Cultural Diversity

The City offers cultural diversity programs catering to Cockburn's multicultural interests, issues and needs.

We can work with schools to provide:

Cultural talks and activities which offer a range of opportunities for students and teachers to develop knowledge about specific cultures. Contact us if you would like to invite people from specific cultural and religious backgrounds into your schools.

Conversational English class (during school terms only).The City's libraries host free
Conversational English classes to help people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds practise speaking English.

  • Success Library – Monday 10.30am-midday
  • Spearwood Library – Friday 10-11.30am
  • Coolbellup Library – Tuesday 10-11.30am. This session offers a crèche, bookings required. Call the Cultural Diversity Officer on 08 9411 3444.

There is no need to book for the classes, only the crèche.

Harmony Week
Harmony Week celebrates cultural diversity and promotes harmony throughout the week of 15-21 March each year. Please contact the City regarding
events held during this week.

Multicultural Reference Group (MRG)
The MRG comprises 18 members from over 15 different countries. It represents residents from diverse cultural backgrounds within the community by promoting and celebrating the benefits of cultural diversity, providing advice on needs and priorities, and exchanging information with the City of Cockburn.

Children’s Activities
See library page in this booklet for activities suitable for children from a non-English speaking background.

Please contact the City's Customer Service for more information on 08 9411 3444 or email [email protected]

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City of Cockburn
Whadjuk Boodja
9 Coleville Crescent,
Spearwood 6163

PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965

Office opening hours:
8.30am to 4.30pm
Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays)

Language Support

Cockburn Nyungar moort Beeliar boodja-k kaadadjiny. Koora, yeyi, benang baalap nidja boodja-k kaaradjiny.
Ngalak kaadatj dayin boodja, kep wer malayin. Ngalak kaadatj koora koora wer yeyi ngalang birdiya.

City of Cockburn acknowledges the Nyungar people of Beeliar boodja. Long ago, now and in the future they care for country.
We acknowledge a continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to the Elders, past, present and emerging.