• Emerge in the West is back

    Footscray comes alive on 4 June.

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  • AEC's Easy English and multilingual voting information

    Voting at the Australian Election on 2 July.

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  • Health and wellbeing at the heart of the Well

    The Water Well Project.

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Events Calendar

  • 04 Jun

    Emerge in the West

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Victoria in partnership with Maribyrnong City...

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  • 12 Jun

    A Taste of Portugal

    A cultural festival to celebrate all that Portugal and Portuguese...

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  • 18 Jun

    Emerge in Yarra 2016

    Emerge in Yarra commemorates World Refugee Week and celebrates the...

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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.