Victoria's Advantage: Unity Diversity Opportunity

Landmark policy to measure success of multicultural affairs and citizenship in Victoria.



  • New Seniors Grants Now Open!

    Apply now for Multicultural Senior Citizens Organisational Support Grants for 2015.

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  • Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act

    The VMC welcomes the news that there will be no changes to Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act

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  • Multicultural Festival and Events Grants Closed.

    Multicultural Festival and Events Grants Round Two 2014-15 is now closed.

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Events Calendar

  • 31 Aug

    To Light A Candle – Film Screening

    This film was directed by Iranian Canadian filmmaker and journalist Maziar Bahari.

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  • 30 Aug

    Global Solidarity Ride

    JUMP on your bike on Saturday 30th of August and ride in solidarity with the women of Afghanistan who dare to ride their bikes.

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  • 30 Aug

    Ganesh Chaturthi

    This much loved event is a highlight of the Hindu calendar.

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  • 24 Aug

    Chao Feng Chinese Orchestra

    32nd Anniversary Concert

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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.