Ask Questions - Don't Make Assumptions
Yassin's workmates at Wrest Point Tasmania are puzzled because he's not sitting and eating with them at meal breaks. They are worried they have done something to offend him.

Key messages

  • if you're puzzled or concerned about behaviour, ask the question. Don't make assumptions.
  • most people are happy to be asked about their culture or religion - they won't take offence.
  • encourage sharing of information about the different cultures in your workplace.
  • sharing national or cultural food on special feast days, such as Eid at the end of the Islamic month of fasting, is a great way to make migrants feel accepted.
  • Click for more Information about Specific Cultures
  • Click for more information about Ramadan

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