This training program is for general information and awareness only and does not constitute legal advice or endorse the view of any particular participant. The Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (DLGSC) — Office of Multicultural Interests (OMI) has taken all due care to ensure information in this training program is accurate at the time of publication. It does not accept any liability to any person for the information (or the use of such information) which is provided in this training program or incorporated into it by reference. The information is provided on the basis that all persons accessing the training program undertake responsibility for assessing the relevance and accuracy of its content and consider further training in cultural competence from other sources if necessary.  

Registration and survey data are collected for DLGSC — OMI reporting and promotional purposes. Names of training program participants are not disclosed in promotional collateral created for use in the public domain.  

Note on video content 

OMI acknowledges SBS Corporation (SBS) for the use of specific videos used in our training program. The videos were sourced from the SBS Inclusion Program. SBS acknowledges all participants in the videos it has produced tell real stories around their own experiences and were asked how they wanted to be represented. Some participants chose to be represented as Australian, some chose to be a combination of Australian and other cultures, and others chose their culture of origin.  

We also acknowledge the NZ Office of Ethnic Communities for the right to use their YouTube video: Accents — ethnic diversity in the workplace.