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Multicultural Event Grant Funding 2018 – 2019 Now Open

Woman at Multicultural Celebration

Applications close Friday, 14 September 2018. The funding round for multicultural events under the 2018-19 Celebrating Multicultural Queensland (CMQ) program is now open. The CMQ program promotes multiculturalism and supports communities to celebrate diversity and connect and welcome migrants and refugees into a wide range of community activities. What funding is available? Funding of up … Read more

Kanopy – films with a global perspective

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Kanopy is available for all Queensland public library, Indigenous Knowledge Centre (IKC) and State Library of Queensland members. Offering  what  the  New  York  Times  calls  a  garden  of  cinematic  delights,   Kanopy  showcases  more  than 30,000  of  the  world’s  best  films. The world in film With  the  motto  of  “thoughtful  entertainment,”  Kanopy  provides  patrons  with  access  … Read more

Press Reader – another Queensland Multicultural Month resource

Press Reader displayed on a mobile phone screen

There are more resources available at State Library of Queensland than Languages other than English (LOTE) to help your library and IKC members get into Queensland Multicultural Month this August. Become a State Library member for online access to Press Reader; a digital newspaper distribution and publishing operator with thousands of recent top newspapers and magazines, … Read more

Seniors Week- celebrating a Queensland for all ages

Seniors week celebrations

Seniors Week is an opportunity for Queenslanders of all ages to celebrate the valuable contributions of older people. In 2018, we celebrate Queensland Seniors Week from 18–26 August. Seniors Week aims to connect communities, providing opportunities for people to share and learn new experiences, discover services and support, and assist in reducing social isolation. Seniors … Read more

National Family History Month

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National Family History Month is held in Australia every August. It’s celebrated with events that focus on genealogy, family history heraldry and related subjects and conducted across Australia and online. National Family History Month is an initiative of Australian Federation of Family History Organisations. Family history is one of the most popular hobbies around the … Read more

Queensland Multicultural Month

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Queensland Multicultural Month (QMM) is held annually in August to celebrate Queensland’s cultural diversity.  Join in the state’s largest multicultural celebration that aims to promote Queensland as a unified, harmonious and inclusive community. Queensland is a multicultural success story and QMM is the time to showcase and celebrate our unique diversity that deepens and enriches … Read more

Kaboom! Pow! CapriCon Steampunk and Pop Culture Convention 2018 at Rocky

Cosplay at the Library

Superheroes clad in colourful suits waited with pint-sized princesses along with literally hundreds of other people in cosplay as they gathered outside the Rockhampton Regional Library at 8.30am on a Saturday morning before the doors opened to the highly anticipated CapriCon: Steampunk and Pop-Culture Convention on 7 April 2018. Rockhampton Regional Libraries turned on a … Read more