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 of the Cairns Region Multicultural Reference Group commenced in December 2016, co-facilitated by Cairns Regional Council and Centacare Cairns. More

Indonesian Showcase 2016 - 2
Cairns Multicultural Month

Cairns Multicultural Month provides an opportunity to showcase and celebrate our unique cultural identity and promote community awareness of multiculturalism and the benefits of living in a culturally diverse society. More

International students

Cairns welcomes international students. We are a friendly, safe city with world class schools, colleges and universities offering excellent study options. More

Last updated: 30 March 2015