Multicultural information

Cairns Regional Council is committed to fostering an inclusive, cohesive and open society and to developing strategies that promote equal rights, responsibilities and opportunities for the Cairns region, regardless of culture, ethnicity, religion or gender.


Information on demographics, community events and community links. More

Community Grants
Community grants

Council's Community Grant Program provides financial and in-kind assistance to eligible community groups and organisations for cultural, social, sport and economic development initiatives. More


Information on language support services and translating and interpreting services. More

Multi-lingual cyclone guides

Multi lingual cyclone guides in English, Arabic, Chinese, French,Hmong, Italian, Japanese, Nepalises, PNG Pidgeon, Swahili and Tagalog More

Multicultural Advisory Committee

The committee assistsCouncil to understand and respond to issues affecting people from different cultural and language backgrounds living in the Cairns region. More


The program is a partnership strategy between State Government and Local Government to support community involvement in multicultural Queensland. More

Cultural Dancers
Cairns Cultural Diversity Week

Cairns Cultural Diversity Week 2015 celebrates the contribution of different cultures to create a vibrant and understanding community. More

International students

Under the Engaging International Students in Cairns initiative, Council will conduct and promote community engagement activities involving international students within the Cairns area. More

Last updated: 30 March 2015