• VMC Chairperson meets with inspirational young community leader

    Lizzy Kuoth's remarkable life is an inspiration.

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  • New Australian of the Year Awards

    Nominations are now open

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  • Fire Awareness Awards

    Access and Inculsion Award category recognises CALD communities

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Events Calendar

  • 10 Oct


    Bring the family to enjoy a traditional German festival

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  • 11 Oct

    Eureka Challenge

    Decipher the clues, discover the city

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  • 11 Oct

    Hawthorn Cricket Club Come & Try Day

    Multicultural kids are invited to come along and try this popular sport

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  • 15 Oct

    Spoken Word Sessions at the Melbourne Festival

    Hear poets from diverse backgrounds

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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.