• VMC joins annual Walk Against Family Violence

    Walk against family violence

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  • Young leaders find waves of belonging

    Life Saving Victoria's multicultural program

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  • VMC Chair shares big ideas on social unity

    VMC Chair shares big ideas on social unity

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Events Calendar

  • 28 Nov

    Traditional German Christmas Market of the Australian-German Welfare Society

    Get a festive taste of Europe

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  • 29 Nov

    Handmade - Book Launch

    Story of Sri Lankan women told through food

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  • 02 Dec

    Mapping Melbourne 2015

    A unique series of multi-artform events celebrating Asia

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  • 09 Dec

    Forty Acts of Remembering

    Visit this moving art exhibition

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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.