Nominate for the Multicultural Queensland Advisory Council

Are you committed to a Queensland where people are connected and looking out for each other? A society where the unique experiences and contributions of people from different backgrounds are valued? We want to hear from you!

The Minister for Children, Youth Justice and Multicultural Affairs is seeking nominations to join the Multicultural Queensland Advisory Council (the Council).

The Council provides advice to the Minister on opportunities and barriers facing people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and how to create a more inclusive and harmonious Queensland.

Nominations are being sought for new members for a 3-year term commencing 1 August 2022. You must be a resident of Queensland to apply.

Nominations are encouraged from people of different cultural backgrounds, ages, experiences, abilities, gender, sexual orientation, and from regional and rural communities.

Regional and rural members will not be out of pocket when it comes to travelling to meetings. Some meetings taking place in regional areas across Queensland.

Key dates

  • Nominations open: Monday 14 March 2022
  • Nominations close: 5pm Monday 11 April 2022

Submitting your nomination

If you would like to apply to be a member of the Council, please submit a written nomination through the link below.

Your application will be assessed by a selection panel with a shortlist to be provided for the Minister’s consideration.

More information about how to apply is included in the Nomination information kit (DOCX, 26 KB) Nomination information kit (PDF, 191 KB).

What you should include in your written nomination:

  1. Apply online through SmartyGrants.

    Your application should include a concise statement of experience outlining the skills, knowledge and experience you would bring to the role in the following areas:
    • Demonstrated awareness and understanding of the strategic issues impacting culturally and linguistically diverse communities in Queensland
    • Demonstrated understanding of the principles of the Multicultural Queensland Charter
    • Involvement in community initiatives and networks.
  2. Attach a resume or curriculum vitae (two pages maximum).
  3. Attach a completed appointment to government body Personal Particulars Form (DOCX, 41 KB) Personal Particulars Form (PDF, 200 KB).

All applicants are encouraged to advise of any additional support or reasonable adjustments required during the nomination process.

If you would like any further information, including on the role of the Council, refer to the Council’s webpage.

Contact information

Email: MASecretariat@cyjma.qld.gov.au