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.

Communities and Services

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

Multi-lingual cyclone guides

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

Cairns Region Multicultural Reference Group

A 12 month pilot will start in December 2016, co-facilitated by Cairns Regional Council and Centacare Cairns.The Reference Group will participate in strategic planning and networking and information sharing. More

Cultural Dancers
Cairns Cultural Diversity Week

Cairns Cultural Diversity Week 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