Australian High Commission
with Non-Resident Accreditation to Tunisia

Council for Australia-Arab Relations (CAAR)



The Council for Australian-Arab Relations (CAAR)'s aim is to broaden and strengthen Australian-Arab relations by advancing areas of shared political, economic, and social interest and building a greater appreciation of each other's cultures and values. The Council offers grants of $20,00 to $60,000 (AUD).


Strategic goals

The objectives of the Council are to:

  • empower the peoples of Australia and the Arab world to develop a holistic and contemporary mutual understanding;
  • support positive and collaborative relationships between Australia's Arab diaspora communities and the broader Australian community; and
  • support activities that encourage increased trade and investment between the two regions.


The Council for Australian-Arab Relations (CAAR) 2023-24 Grant Round is now CLOSED. To keep informed of information on the next round of grants, advertising for the rounds will be on the CAAR Website, DFAT Facebook and the DFAT Twitter account.