Celtic Council of Australia (QLD) Inc. 

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The Celtic Council of Australia (Queensland) Incorporated (CCAQ Inc) exists to:

  • promote, organise and/or assist the provision at a university or universities in Australia of a Chair of Celtic Studies and/or university courses in Celtic Studies;

  • promote, organise, arrange and/or assist the study of Celtic culture, including languages, at any educational institution or institutions or other organisation or organisations;

  • promote the interests of the Celtic and/or Celtic-descended residents of Australia, that is persons of Scottish, Irish, Welsh, Cornish, Manx, Breton and other accepted Celtic descent;

  • hold social, educational and other meetings in pursuance of the above objectives;

  • raise funds for the above objectives, whether by public or private appeal or any other lawful means, and to employ such funds and to make expenditure in such ways as are appropriate for the above objectives; and

  • liaise with the various Celtic societies in Queensland, coordinating pan-Celtic activities and taking responsibility for the award of Celtic honours in Queensland.

CCAQ holds a number of Pan-Celtic events throughout the year to provide opportunities for different Celtic Nation groups to get together, display and celebrate aspects of Celtic cultural heritage.  It also supports the various activities of individual Celtic national organizations.

Since 12 March 2014 the Celtic Council of Australia (Queensland) Inc. has been registered as an Incorporated Association under the Associations Incorporation Act (Qld).

Membership

Membership is open to any interested member of the public who wishes to encourage and promote the above objectives.
Types of membership and annual fees are:

  • Individual - $20 (concession rate $10)

  • Public organisation - $50

  • Corporate sponsor - $150

Meetings

The Annual General Meeting is normally held on the last Saturday in July.  Committee meetings are normally held five times per year.

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