Supporting local governments to advance communities where everyone can belong and participate in social, cultural, economic and civic life.
Welcoming Cities is part of a growing network of more than 250 municipalities around the world. The network is built around:
Supporting local governments to access evidence-based research, resources, policies and case studies.
Recognising local governments that demonstrate leading practice and innovation in welcoming efforts.
Facilitating & resourcing multi-sector partnerships to maximise learning, reach and impact.
Standard + Accreditation
Setting the National Standard for cultural diversity and inclusion policy and practice in local government.
Setting the Standard
The Welcoming Cities Standard sets the National Standard for cultural diversity and inclusion policy and practice in Local Government – helping to create communities where everyone can belong.