Multicultural Awards for Excellence 2014 - Nominate now!

If you know a person, business, service provider or media outlet that deserves recognition, nominate now.



  • Social Services Grants Now Open

    The Department of Social Services has a list of grants which are now open for applications.

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  • Bridges to Afghanistan – foodie fundraiser

    Everyone is invited to attend a fun and informative evening of Afghanistan fine dining.

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  • Racism. Get Up. Speak Out

    The City of Greater Dandenong has received recognition for an innovative anti-racism project.

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Events Calendar

  • 30 Jul

    Special Screening of Award-Winning film Bethlehem

    A break out hit on the international film festival circuit in 2013.

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  • 26 Jul

    The Orthodox View of Occultism, Magic and Sorcery.

    Brought to you by The Macedonian Orthodox Youth of Australia

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  • 26 Jul

    ASEAN dialogue – celebratory dinner.

    Celebrating the 40th anniversary of Australian-ASEAN dialogue

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  • 25 Jul

    Khmer Youth Showcase

    A fundraising event for youth led initiatives.

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Victoria's Advantage

a landmark Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship Policy

Esther  Mbonge Cross of Namibia Namibia

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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