Culture on the Green
Sunday, 19 June 2016 – 3.6pm
Oxley Bowls Club, 24A Englefield Road, Oxley

An afternoon of barefoot bowls and cultural conversations. Learn more about some of the communities who have made Brisbane their home and share in an afternoon of music, food, culture and welcome.

Hosted by Benarrawa Community Development Association and Indooroopilly, Sherwood and Oxley Uniting Church.

RSVP: John Maume
(07) 3379 9925 or

Cultural Conversations & Focus on Welcome Photo Exhibitions

Learn a little more about the different communities who have made Brisbane their home. The Focus on Welcome photo exhibition highlights and honours the many wonderful faces that are part of the Brisbane community. Delivered in partnership with Brisbane City Council libraries.

Liberian culture
Brisbane Square BCC Library – Tuesday,  21 June 11-11.45am    
Bookings: Donna Bowe

Iraqi culture
Bracken Ridge BCC Library – Wednesday, 22 June 11-11.45am
Bookings: Donna Bowe

Mt Ommaney BCC Library on Thursday, 23 June 11-11.45am 
Bookings: Donna Bowe

South Sudanese culture
Coopers Plains BCC library – Friday, 24 June 11-11.45am
Bookings – Denise Foley

Somali culture
Holland Park BCC Library Friday, 24 June 11-11.45am
Bookings – Denise Foley

World Refugee Day Citizenship Ceremony
Monday, 20 June 2016 – 1.30pm

Brisbane Multicultural Centre, 28 Dibley Street, Woolloongabba

As part of Brisbane City Council’s #CreateWelcome Week, MDA will host a Citizenship Ceremony at the Brisbane Multicultural Centre for new Australians from refugee backgrounds. No RSVP needed.

Discover Inala tour
Tuesday, 21 June 2016 – 11am

Inala Civic Centre, Corsair Avenue, Inala

Members of just some of the refugee communities making Inala their home take you on a journey through Inala Civic Centre. Learn from the diverse cultures who have helped shape this dynamic, diverse and increasingly popular shopping district.

RSVP: Kerrie Woodrow
0413 717 437 or

Acacia Ridge Party in the Park
Saturday, 25 June 2-16 – 10am-4pm

Grenier Park, Mortimer Road, Acacia Ridge

The Acacia Ridge Community Centre’s annual Party in the Park showcases the talents, skills and abilities of community members with a CALD background through music, poetry, performance and food.

For more information: Acacia Ridge Community Centre
(07) 3277 4893

Annerley Junction Jumble goes global
Saturday, 25 June 2016 – 9am-2pm
Annerley Junction, corner of Annerley Road and Ipswich Road

Stalls and performances by people with refugee backgrounds bring a global feel to the Annerley Junction Jumble Sale, celebrating diversity and the contribution of new arrivals to the local community. No RSVP required.

For more information, please contact (07) 3255 9982.