DIVERSity and multiculturalism

The City of Vincent has a thriving and vibrant community with residents and ratepayers from all walks of life. We celebrate and recognise the diversity and inclusiveness of our community and are committed to ensuring social and cultural cohesion through supporting, advocating and promoting cultural diversity and inclusion - from LGBTIQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer and Gender Diverse) to culturally and linguistically diverse (CaLD) community.

Along with a commitment to provide direct and indirect support to our LGBTQI+ and CaLD community, the City operates using the overall vision for a vibrant 24 hour city whose ‘diverse population is supported in their innovative endeavours by a council that says YES!’ (City of Vincent Strategic Community Plan 2018‑2028).

Multiculturalism

The predominant cultural and linguistically diverse groups in the City of Vincent are Italian, Vietnamese, Chinese (including Mandarin and Cantonese), Greek and Macedonian. The City of Vincent 2011 Census data demonstrates the importance of considering this important population group (total City of Vincent population 31,549) with the following information-

  • 13,814 were born overseas;
  • 5,432 of people born overseas were born in non-English speaking countries;
  • The non English speaking country of birth with the highest population in City of Vincent is Italy with 3,280 (7.9%) residents;
  • 5,620 of people speak a language other than English at home; and
  • 49.7% of residents’ parents were born overseas

To find out more detailed City of Vincent statistics click here.

Related Information and Useful Resources

Citizenship

Multicultural Gardens

Multicultural Plan

Translation Service

Multicultural Services Centre WA - Service for the multicultural community within the City of Vincent and greater Perth

Accent Academy - Communicate With Confidence. Language, Culture, Belonging

LGBTIQ+

Related Information and Useful Resources

Freedom Centre - A safe space for LGBTIQ+ youth and young adults via a peer-based drop in 

Pride WA - celebrating the talents and identities of our sexually and gender diverse community

Connection and Wellbeing - 

Feedback

Have you got ideas or suggestions on how the City can support and celebrate the diversity of our community? Email your thoughts and ideas to Community.Partnerships@vincent.wa.gov.au.