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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

Tumble Book Library has titles in Spanish and French

Tumble Book Library logo

Tumble Book Library is a database especially for children and available for free for all Queensland public libraries, Indigenous Knowledge Centres and State Library of Queensland members. Tumblebooks is another great featured resource for Queensland Multicultural Month with more than 120 ebooks in Spanish and French. There are over 1000 titles for grades K-6, including animated, talking picture … 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

Queensland Multicultural Month

Graphics depicting music note heart megaphone and human head

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

New language items added to SLQ collection

Librarian with ESL resources

Celebrate Queensland Multicultural Month in your library this August by raising awareness / highlighting the Languages Other Than English (LOTE)  collection from State Library of Queensland. According to the 2016 ABS Census nearly half the Australian population were born overseas or have at least one parent who was born overseas. Over 300 ancestries were separately identified in … Read more