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Multicultural activities and events

Many multicultural activities and events are held within Gold Coast City to celebrate and acknowledge its cultural diversity.

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Multicultural activities and events

Many activities and events are held across the Gold Coast to celebrate our cultural diversity and to support our multicultural residents.

Gold Coast Libraries

Gold Coast Libraries provide a range of free programs and servics for members of the community who speak English as a second language.

Community organisations

As member of the Gold Coast Multicultural Network, the City of Gold Coast supports and works collaboratively with various not-for-profit organisations and community groups.

For more information about services and programs available to multicultural residents and visitors, contact the following organisations:

Multicultural Communities Council Gold Coast (MCCGC)

Multicultural Families Organisation (MFO)

The Migrant Centre (TMC)

Study Gold Coast (for International Students)

Palm Beach Neighbourhood Centre

Varsity Lakes Community Resource Centre

Diversity Gold Coast


The Gold Coast hosts many events across the year to celebrate and acknowledge the cultural diversity of our residents and visitors. Use our events calendar to find Gold Coast events and things to do near you.

Harmony Day

Harmony week

Harmony Week occurs annually in March with Harmony Day being held on March 21st, which is the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Harmony Week is about inclusiveness, respect and belonging for all Australians, regardless of cultural or linguistic background, united by a set of core Australian values.

Visit the Harmony Week website from the Australian Government to check out what’s happening in your area and find useful tips and resources to plan an event for your workplace, school, sporting club or community group.

Diversity Gold Coast

Queensland Multicultural Month

Multicultural Month is a Queensland Government initiative which is celebrated in August each year.

Visit the Queensland Government’s Multicultural Month website and check out their events calendar to find out what celebrations will be held during Queensland Multicultural Month.

If your organisation is planning to hold a multicultural activity or event, the City’s annual Community Grants Program may provide an opportunity to seek funding. Visit also the City Connect program page to find out about the next grant writing information and capacity building workshops for local non-for-profit groups.

There are also many other external grant opportunities available such as the Celebrating Multicultural Queensland (CMQ) program . If you require support to find funding assistance or write a successful grant application, please contact Multicultural Australia Ltd (formerly MDA Ltd) on 07 3337 5400, and speak with their Community Funding Access Advisor.

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