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10 - 14 July 2019


The CIAF volunteer program continues to grow - are you interested in sharing your time in 2019?

In 2019 CIAF will celebrate its 10th Anniversary. A number of new and time-honoured events will require enthusiastic volunteers to ensure the experience is positive for all.

CIAF’s Volunteer Program plays an important role in CIAF each year, with over 70 volunteers in 2018.

CIAF is recruiting volunteers for a variety of roles for the following events (days and times are in the table below):               

  • Pre-show – helping stall holders to set up the Art Market
  • Opening Ceremony
  • Art Market
  • Music and dance on The Green
  • Art Workshops and Children’s Corner
  • Post-show – helping stall holders to pack up and site clean-up
  • Fashion Performances - dress rehearsal and during fashion show

Applications for the CIAF 2019 Volunteer Program are now open

If you have any questions please email artfair@ciaf.com.au or call (07) 4252 6312.


We will try to accomodate you but there are no guarantees.


Cairns Indigenous Art Fair Ltd is a not-for-profit company with Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) and Australian Charities and Not-for-Profit Commission (ACNC) Status. All donations to the Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) are greatly appreciated and will contribute to CIAF operational costs. Your support assists CIAF in continuing to attract and nurture national and international recognition for the appreciation of the vital cultural contribution of Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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