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12 - 14 July 2019

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Winning family sets sail aboard three-day reef cruise

2 October 2018

When nine-year-old Cairns student, Annalise O’Neill visited CIAF earlier this year she made the most of her experience by completing The Cairns Post’s student activity workbook. Not only did it qualify her to enter Coral Expeditions’ coveted prize of a three-day reef cruise for a family of four – she actually won.   

This Friday Annalise and her family (mum, dad and sibling) will depart on their all expenses Coral Expeditions’ Great Barrier Reef Cruise from Cairns to Hinchinbrook Island and return with meals, snorkelling, guides and shore excursions valued over $7000.

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CIAF…creating income for artists and Art centres

7 August 2018

4 July 2018, My view submission by Vanessa Gillen, General Manager, Cairns Indigenous Art Fair

With kick off to our ninth annual Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) just a week from now, we are well and truly at the ‘business’ end of preparations and therefore its timely to highlight our event and the significant impact it makes – not just to the economy but the artists and performers it showcases.

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CIAF ART AWARD WINNERS 2018

23 July 2018

Queensland’s outstanding artists determined by artistic response to homeland

Friday 13 July, 2018. Some of Queensland’s outstanding Indigenous artists and organisations have been recognised among peers at Cairns Indigenous Art Fair’s opening party held last night.

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MEET EAT REPEAT @CIAF 2018

4 July 2018   |  food, eat street, catering

Cairns. 4 July 2018.  This year’s Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) will add a feast of flavours to its rich artistic and cultural vibe as it plays host to the region’s favourite food festival, Meet Eat Repeat.

From ice cream and dumplings to paella and dishes from Cairns’ well-loved restaurants, CIAF’s partnership with Meet Eat Repeat means fair goers can refuel throughout the opening night and three-day festival with a high quality, multicultural palette of freshly cooked food and flavours.

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CIAF Announces Health Partnerships

26 June 2018

Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) has attracted significant interest from the Indigenous and community health sector this year announcing three partnerships promising mutually beneficial outcomes.
 
In welcoming on board Apunipima Cape York Health Council and Life Without Barriersas well as Cairns Emergency Medical Association (CEMA), back for its second year, CIAF’s General Manager Vanessa Gillen said the event’s all-inclusive nature and philosophies are attractive to community organisations.
 

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CIAF Announces Health Partnerships

26 June 2018

Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) has attracted significant interest from the Indigenous and community health sector this year announcing three partnerships promising mutually beneficial outcomes.
 
In welcoming on board Apunipima Cape York Health Council and Life Without Barriersas well as Cairns Emergency Medical Association (CEMA), back for its second year, CIAF’s General Manager Vanessa Gillen said the event’s all-inclusive nature and philosophies are attractive to community organisations.
 

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Coral Expeditions partnership

3 May 2018

Coral Expeditions presents Cairns Indigenous Art Fair’s

Collectors & Curators’ Program

 

Cairns, 30 May 2018.  Australia’s leading expedition cruise company, Coral Expeditions charts a cultural course as the presenting partner of Cairns Indigenous Art Fair’s 2018 Collectors and Curators’ Program.

 

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