During Multicultural Queensland Month, a variety of events and activities are happening right across Queensland from the far north to the south east.

There is something for everyone so we encourage you to participate and enjoy what's happening in your community. Check out the events calendar to find an event near you.

It's a great opportunity to get to know your local community and try something new.

Register your event

If you are holding an event during the month, you can register it online.

Visit the calendar to enter your event details.

Event highlights

EKKA – 6 to 14 August

The Multicultural Plaza Music Stage will once again be providing great opportunities to experience some international cuisine while enjoying the talents of a diverse array of Queensland musicians. Our partnership with the Ekka in 2022 will deliver a program of great music and artists.

The Ekka will bring together people from across the state and recognise that, while we may come from different cultures, we all love living in Queensland.

Venue: Brisbane Show Grounds, Bowen Hills

Multicultural Queensland Awards

The Multicultural Queensland Awards recognise the valuable contributions of Queenslanders who support and promote a united, harmonious and inclusive Queensland community.

The Multicultural Queensland Awards 2022 program provides an opportunity to increase awareness of the benefits of diversity, while sharing the innovative ways people and organisations are making Queensland communities strong and cohesive.

The 2022 categories are:

  • Outstanding Contribution by a New Queenslander
  • Diversity and Inclusion Champion
  • Multicultural Sector Outstanding Achiever

A 'Minister's Multicultural Award' will also be awarded recognising the outstanding contributions of a nominee, selected by the Minister for Multicultural Affairs from all category nominations.

Nominations for this year's awards have now closed.

Winners will be announced during MQM 2022 in August.

Keep an eye out for more events as they continue appear in the events calendar in the lead up to August.