Minami, Japan (formerly Hiwasa) – since 1969
Reciprocal visits between students and the community continue, due largely to the contribution of the Australian Japan Society FNQ.
To mark the 45th anniversary of the agreement in 2014, the Mayor of Minami, Kageji Nobuyoshi, visited Cairns and attended the National Sister Cities Day celebrations.
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Oyama, Japan – since 2006
Surrounded by centuries-old rice fields and industrial mega-factories for some of Japan’s biggest companies, Oyama is well known for its mix of traditional and contemporary lifestyles