Alice Springs Town Council is committed to fostering an inclusive and welcoming society, and engages with a range of culturally and linguistically diverse communities to access Council’s facilities, grants and programs. A full welcome guide with valuable information for refugees and migrants, compiled in conjunction with Multicultural Services of Central Australia, can be found here:
Big Day Out In Harmony
Multicultural Community Services of Central Australia, in partnership with Alice Springs Town Council, runs a day-long celebration of multiculturalism each year. The event includes music, dancing, performances, food stalls and kids activities.
Multicultural Fitness Month
Multicultural Fitness Month will occur in May for 2023 and showcases physical activity/movement to exercise lead by facilitators from culturally diverse backgrounds. The use of Council’s Parks and Ovals are the perfect location to enjoy fun and fitness suitable for all ages and abilities. If you would like to show an expression of interest as either a facilitator or an attendee please email firstname.lastname@example.org and an Officer will get back to you with more information.
Alice Springs Town Council runs on average four citizenship ceremonies per year, including one on Australia Day, and is part of a larger community celebration.
Alice Springs Public Library services
The Alice Springs Public Library welcomes people of all backgrounds, abilities, gender and ages. The library has regular Spoken English Meet-Ups (LINK), arts and crafts programs, and other opportunities to meet new people and learn new skills.
Begin to Swim Program
The Alice Springs Aquatic and Leisure Centre offers a FREE program for adults new to swimming. The Begin to Swim program will help you learn about buoyancy and mobility in the water while also teaching you basic swimming skills to help you feel more comfortable around water. The classes are open to all. Times and dates for these sessions are:
- Thursday: 5:15 — 6:00pm
- Saturday: 12:15 — 1:00pm
- Sunday: 1:00 – 1:45pm
Multicultural Community Services of Central Australia
Multicultural Community Services of Central (MCSCA) is a not-for-profit organisation that supports, advocates, and provides social and cultural activities for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds in Central Australia.
MCSCA work with new, emerging and established multicultural communities, and provides outreach, settlement and support services and programs to help people settle and thrive in Central Australia.
Visit MCSCA’s office in Alice Springs or contact them through their website at www.mcsca.org.au.