The Council for Australian-Arab Relations (CAAR) was established by the Australian Government in January 2003, as an initiative to strengthen ties between Australia and Arab countries.
The CAAR’s annual grant funding round is now open for 2014-15. Applications will close on 20 August 2014 at 16:00 AEST.
How to apply for funding: Grants Program
Activities and priorities for CAAR.
About the Council for Australian-Arab Relations
To promote between the peoples of Australia and the Arab world mutual interests and a greater understanding and acceptance of each other's cultures, values, beliefs and diversity.
Strategic Objectives of the Council
The strategic objectives of the Council for Australian-Arab Relations are:
- to support robust professional, community and institutional linkages between Australia and the Arab world that will promote mutual understanding and project positive, accurate and contemporary images of each other's societies.
- to promote productive partnerships between Australia and the Arab world on contemporary issues of shared interest, particularly in the fields of science, technology, the environment and social development initiatives such as health and sport.
- to raise public and corporate awareness of the importance of the Australian-Arab relationship.
- to support increased business and trade between Australia and Arab countries.
Annual Program Reports
Establishment of the Council
Using the logo
The Council for Australian-Arab Relations (CAAR) logo is available for download by grant recipients and other approved organisations. It can be used in print and electronic media as well as other applications such as signage, team uniforms and sporting gear.
It is a condition of funding that CAAR grant recipients include the CAAR logo and acknowledge CAAR’s support in all promotional material and publications, including websites. The following acknowledgement must be used in association with the logo where possible:
The [insert name of project] is supported by the Commonwealth through the Council for Australian-Arab Relations, which is part of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
The logo is composed of the Australian Government crest and the CAAR logo. The crest and CAAR logo are locked together. The elements of the logo may not be separated and used individually nor altered in any way.
The logo should be within a clear area, free from other text and graphics.
Do not scan the logo from a hard copy.
If you have any questions regarding the use of the logo, please contact the Secretariat
Download the logos
Use of the CAAR logo on relevant websites and printed material is one of CAAR's funding conditions.