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    The White Ribbon Day Breakfast is held to support White Ribbon Day, the world’s largest male-led movement to end violence against women.

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    Queensland Multicultural Month is held in August each year, and is the state’s largest multicultural celebration.

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    Event organisers are invited to submit applications for use of the Story Bridge for event purposes (full closures only).

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  • Help with running successful events

    Best practice guidelines and templates to help event organisers to run safe and successful events.

Find out more about upcoming festivals or publicise your event through the Multicultural Affairs Queensland website.

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11 April, 2018
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