Council will provide community groups with over $12,000 in funding to celebrate the region’s rich cultural diversity.
The Community Services Grants help fund events as part of Multicultural Month, held each year in August, that promote a sense appreciation, belonging and inclusiveness.
- Cairns and Region Multicultural Association – $4000 for the CARMA Multicultural Festival
- German-Austrian-Swiss Association of FNQ Inc. – $2,390 for the Festival of Cultures.
- FNQ African Community Association – $2414 for the Friendship Soccer Games.
- Cairns Latin Dance Club – $1680 for the Multicultural Dance Workshops and Celebration Party
- Cairns Indonesian Association Australia – $970 for the Potluck Picnic
- Inkmasters Cairns Inc. – $562 for the City Faces of 100 years.