• Breathe! Woman

    A new and exciting contemporary dance project is seeking young CALD women.

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  • VMC Visits Victoria's Sister State in Japan

    Find out more about the VMC's visit to Aichi in Japan.

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  • New & Emerging Communities Leadership Program

    Build your leadership skills with this exciting new initiative.

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Events Calendar

  • 14 Mar

    Hobsons Bay Cultural Diversity Week Celebrations - Program Now Avaialble

    Join in the celebrations in one of the most diverse municipalities in Victoria - Hobsons Bay.

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  • 08 Mar

    Melbourne Japanese Summer Festival

    A free family event celebrating the very best of Japanese culture.

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  • 07 Mar

    2015 International Chinese Arts Festival

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  • 07 Mar

    Holi Fest 2015

    A festival of music, dance and colour.

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Victoria's Advantage

a landmark Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship Policy

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How the Government can best assist all residents to live engaged, fulfilling lives within our diverse and cohesive community.

Victoria's Advantage - Unity, Diversity, Opportunity

Population and Migration

enriched from cultures from all over the world

26.2% of Victoria's population were born overseas. 46.8% were born overseas or have a parent who was born overseas. Victorians come from more than 200 countries, speak more than 230 languages and dialects.

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supporting Victoria's diverse communities


The Community Grants Program provides support to Victoria’s culturally and linguistically diverse communities to develop and sustain local community organisations.

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A number of policy and program functions formerly located within the VMC have been transferred into OMAC.