Black Diamonds Program

Brisbane City Council's Black Diamonds Program provides a range of free or low-cost activities to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples living in Brisbane, with a focus on young people. The program aims to increase participation in activities that have a strong focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture learning.

How to get involved

Black Diamonds has a number of programs that are available for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to participate in. These include:


The Black Diamonds Program holds at least two camps per year for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people to participate in. The type of camps varies each year, but in the past has included:

  • educational camps
  • leadership skill development camps
  • self-esteem building camps
  • sporting, health or fitness camps
  • cultural camps.

If you are a community organisation or small business and are interested in running a Black Diamonds camp, phone Council's Indigenous Team on 07 3403 8888.

Community Partnership Assistance Scheme

The Black Diamonds Community Partnership Assistance Scheme provides support to community organisations to deliver activities and projects in their communities. The type of activities and events funded in the past include:

  • family/community days
  • personal development workshops
  • skill building workshops
  • sporting, cultural and recreational events
  • health and well-being events
  • arts, crafts and cultural exhibitions.

Register your interest

If there is a project you are interested in proposing, phone Council's Indigenous Team on 07 3403 8888.

Last updated: 2 May 2019