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Welcome to Cultural Connections!

Featuring storytelling and events that celebrate our rich cultures.

Cultural Connections Cinema presents short films showcasing the stories and talents of inspiring Aussies who just happen to be from a refugee or migrant background.

Grab a free spot in our live seminar Introduction to Anti-Racism by Erfan Daliri, exploring racism in society and how we can all build racism resilience.

Watch our In My Country panel discussion with the creators and guests of the In My Country Podcast exploring stories of people who came to Australia as refugees or people seeking asylum, and the many places we call home.

New events are being added!  Check back soon and RSVP to the events to receive event information and notifications.



Cultural Connections with SBS


A collection of documentaries and programs that highlight and challenge racial inequality and injustice, as well as enlighten, inform and educate - now streaming on SBS On Demand.


Charismatic presenter Ernie Dingo takes us on the trip of a lifetime, as he explores some of Australia’s most stunning landscapes. Seasons 1-3 now streaming on SBS On Demand.


From modern Kung fu masterpieces to acclaimed dramas, enjoy this eclectic range of Chinese movies now streaming on SBS On Demand.


Enjoy SBS favourites available with Arabic subtitles, as well as news and Arabic movies now streaming on SBS On Demand.


Grab a good coffee or a vino and enjoy these contemporary Italian films now streaming on SBS On Demand. Viva il cinema!



The SBS Radio teams talk about funny aspects of Australian culture that caught them off guard when they were new to the country.

There are unfortunately no upcoming events in this calendar.

Please see our primary Reimagine events page for all relevant events.

Previous Events

Sakina arrived in Australia in 2015 with her two daughters. They fled from Afghanistan because they were a persecuted minority from the Hazara people.  Sakina was also targeted because there was no man in her family. Sakina is grateful for...
From an Australian Taiwanese background, Brisbane’s Matt Hsu is a man of many talents, and many instruments. From traditional instruments like piano to humble kitchen utensils, if you can play it, Matt Hsu slays it. If you need proof, look...
In this Introduction to Anti-Racism session, social change consultant and trainer Erfan Daliri will unpack the social construct of race, discuss how it was created and touch on its historical and current implications. Once we understand the 'constructed nature of race'...
    Multicultural Australia and our partners Suncorp are pleased to offer a free Storm Ready webinar to help members of Queensland's culturally diverse communities get ready for this year's storm season (November 2020 to April 2021). We've already experienced...
Originally from Bhutan, Shree Monger and Bhakta Poudel lived in a Nepali refugee camp for more than two decades before gaining the opportunity to start a new life in Australia a few years ago. In Bhutan they tilled their own...
We hear a lot about refugees and asylum seekers, but we don’t often hear from the people themselves.    In My Country is a podcast sharing the stories of six Aussies who came to Australia as refugees or people seeking asylum. ...
Ani settled in Brisbane, Australia after fleeing Syria. Through this short film, Ani tells us a little of her story and how she is supporting her community to keep their culture alive for future generations. Ani's story is one of...
Arash is the founder of the Sufi Art Group in Brisbane. 'Ritual' is a short film and soundtrack composed in Brisbane and filmed in Iran. REIMAGINE Virtual Events showcases 'Ritual' to an online audience as part of our Cultural Connections...

Acknowledgement of country
We acknowledge the traditional custodians of all the lands on which we meet, work and live and recognise that this land has always been and always will be Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander land.


Multicultural Australia respects and values Australia’s First Nation peoples’ enormous resilience, courage, determination and often unrecognized contributions to this country’s social and economic development. We walk together in solidarity in the shared pain of the past and with shared hope for the future.