Unity in Diversity

Cairns and Region Multicultural Association Inc

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Cairns and Region Multicultural Association Inc


CARMA is a vibrant, multicultural organisation established in March 2002 to empower cultural diversity, unity, and awareness in Queensland, hosting more than 50 various cultural groups in Far North Queensland.




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CARMA’s Aims

CARMA aims to bring communities to work together to promote, share and embrace the diverse cultures of the region. 

BUILD Relationships

Build and develop collaborative working relationships between communities and cultural groups in Cairns and the region.


Support communities and cultural groups to maintain their cultural heritage values and practices.


Coordinate and support multicultural activities.

Promote Awareness

Promote awareness, understanding and appreciation of the cultural diversity values within the community

Link Service Providers

To establish relationships and referral links with key service providers within the community and mainstream services including health, education, employment, housing, family and community services

Strengthen Links

Establish and strengthen links with local, state and federal governments.

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