Multicultural Community Resources
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)
The ABS is the main source of statistical information in Australia, providing access to census data and statistics on economic, social, population and environmental matters. The ABS also provides snapshots of Australia’s multicultural society through the People and Communities section of the website.
Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) Cultural Atlas
Cultural Atlas provides information on the cultural background of Australia’s migrant population, with explanations of common cultural attitudes, behaviours, social structures, etiquettes and communication styles. It includes up-to-date statistics about Australia’s migrant populations and information on their trends of arrival and settlement.
Profile.id provides local area profiles of a large number of councils and regional authorities throughout Australia. These profiles are publicly available on the website. Data is based on the census and includes ethnicity, ancestry, religion, as well as age, qualifications, household and family structure.
New South Wales (NSW)
State Library of NSW
Welcome Signage and Multicultural Resources
These signs have been designed for public libraries with the word ‘welcome’ in different languages. These can be used in electronic signage displays or printed and displayed as a poster.