Queensland celebrates multiculturalism

National Reconciliation Week

National Reconciliation Week celebrates and supports the  respectful relationships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples  and other Australians. Recognised annually from 27 May to 3 June it embodies  two key milestones in the reconciliation journey—the 1967 Referendum and the  Mabo decision.

Find out more about Reconciliation Week.


Recognising the contributions Indigenous Australians make to our country and  celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and  achievements. In 2017, the National NAIDOC Awards were hosted in Cairns.

Find out more about NAIDOC Week.

Queensland Multicultural Month

During the state’s largest multicultural celebration Queenslanders are encouraged  to come together to perform, share, taste, listen, learn and celebrate the  state’s unique diversity and its benefits.

Find out more about Multicultural Month.