We live in a beautiful and dynamic state that is home to almost five million people and visited by many more. Queensland is a great state for many reasons, but our people are our greatest asset. Help us celebrate the diversity and individuality of our people and learn more about how the Queensland Government is supporting safe, vibrant and inclusive communities.
4.2% of Queenslanders are Indigenous
20.5% of Queenslanders were born overseas
9.8% of Queenslanders speak a language other than English at home
Queenslanders speak more than 220 languages
Queenslanders hold more than 100 religious beliefs
Young people make up 30% of our state
Queenslanders Our population increases by about one person every 7.5 minutes
Queenslanders are from more than 220 countries
2016 Young Australians of the Year
Best mates from Queensland, Nic Marchesi and Lucas Patchett built a free mobile laundry in their old van to help the homeless. Orange Sky Laundry began in September 2014 and since then, the world first idea has rapidly expanded to five vans in Brisbane, Melbourne, South East Victoria, Sydney and the Gold Coast.
We Are Queensland grants program 2017–18
Through the We Are Queensland grants program, the Queensland Government supports Queenslanders to be more involved in their communities and encourages a society where everyone is respected and welcome to make a positive and valued contribution to the community.
Search the We Are Queensland projects to find out what is happening near you.