The Neighbourhood Hub Multicultural Community Program is a part of the Community Action for a Multicultural Society (CAMS) network. This network of multicultural community workers undertake systemic and group advocacy and community capacity-building activities for the benefit of Queenslanders from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds (CALD) delivering and strengthening community connectedness across the state. The network consists of 20 multicultural, advocacy and community workers, many of whom are regionally based. Regional areas where CAMS workers are located include Logan, Bundaberg, Mackay, Gold Coast, Caboolture, Nambour, Hervey Bay, Cairns, Toowoomba and Townsville.
The Neighbourhood Hub Multicultural Community Program provides information, referral and support to individuals and families who have Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds (CALD). The program specialises in creating and supporting intercultural connectedness for migrants, other CALD participants and Australian born citizens to help them achieve social and economic participation within the local community.
The Multicultural Community Program may assist you if you are:
- New to the area
- Interested in joining a multicultural group
- A parent with young children
- Having difficulties finding out information
- Interested in practicing spoken English
- Experiencing difficulty adjusting to life in Australia
- A member of a cultural group needing information
- An employer of skilled migrants
- New to Australia and want some information about life in Australia
- Need support on an issue
- Wanting to give back to community through volunteering
- In a cross-cultural marriage or relationship and needing information or support