Symposium 2019

On the 2nd & 3rd of April, the 4th Welcoming Cities Symposium will convene in Brisbane. Join practitioners, policy-makers, researchers, business innovators and civic leaders – as we discuss the challenges and opportunities of migration and settlement.

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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 135 municipalities around the world. The network is built around:

Knowledge Sharing

Supporting local governments to access evidence-based research, resources, policies and case studies.

Celebrating Success

Recognising local governments that demonstrate leading practice and innovation in welcoming efforts.

Partnership Development

 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.

Australian Standard

On March 23, version 2.0 of The Australian Standard for Welcoming Cities was launched. It sets the National Standard for cultural diversity and inclusion policy and practice in Local Government – helping to create communities where everyone can belong.

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