News

  • VMC Chairperson addresses the Multifaith Opening of the Legal Year

    Ms Helen Kapalos' address at Government House.

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  • Melbourne’s newest festival celebrates the Lunar New Year

    Chinese New Year Melbourne Festival.

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  • Q & A with Marcello D'amico

    Read the story of a #DiversityHero.

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Featured

Events Calendar

  • 21 Feb

    Melbourne Tomato Festival

    Enjoy everything tomato based

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  • 28 Feb

    Melbourne Japanese Summer Festival

    Experience the delights of Japan

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  • 02 Mar

    Australian Red Cross 2016 National Practitioners' Forum

    Advancing social cohesion

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  • 05 May

    Triennial International Conference of the Settlement Council of Australia

    Knowledge building opportunity at international settlement conference

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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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Grants

supporting Victoria's diverse communities

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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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Disclaimer

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

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