Cultural diversity

Our city is proudly culturally diverse with residents from all over the world.

Almost 1 out of every 3 Gold Coast residents was born overseas. Nearly half of our population has at least one parent born overseas. We also have a high number of international visitors and students each year adding to our diversity.

Learn more about our city's cultural diversity below.

Meet some of our residents:

The value in being a culturally diverse city

Our culturally diverse community makes a valued social and economic contribution by:

  • building our multicultural identity and offering cultural experiences through events, food, arts and culture
  • bringing a diverse range of skills, qualifications, and extensive professional experience
  • participating in employment and educational opportunities
  • developing strong international partnerships which improve the economy.

We partner for inclusion and harmony

We work in partnership with multicultural services, local community groups and government agencies. To find out more about cultural diversity in our city: