Multicultural Australia has been shaping a better future for all Queenslanders for 25 years.
In 1997 a group of concerned Queenslanders met in an unassuming Brisbane backyard, to discuss the future of Queensland’s multicultural sector. Dreaming of a Queensland where everyone felt welcome and included, they committed to start a new organisation to support new Queenslanders. In 1998, the Multicultural Development Association became incorporated to deliver essential migrant services, advocate for multiculturalism and build a strong future for all Queenslanders.
A small name change later, Multicultural Australia provides welcome and support to more than 5000 newly arrived Queenslanders every year, including refugees, migrants, international students and people seeking asylum. Our commitment to our original vision is as strong as ever. We are dedicated to to building a welcoming Queensland where all new Queenslanders have the opportunity to fully contribute to and participate in a multicultural society.