• 5 minutes with Victoria's #DiversityHeroes: Luke Waters

    Meet the journalist breaking down barriers.

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  • 5 minutes with Victoria's #DiversityHeroes: John & Pauline Gandel

    Passionate supporters and funders of programs for community harmony.

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  • 5 minutes with Victoria's 2016 #DiversityHeroes: Nazer Nazir

    Hazara Afghan Australian leader and advocate.

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Events Calendar

  • 29 Oct

    The Melbourne Baltic Festival 2016 - Midsummer Magic

    The Melbourne Baltic Festival, where people from the Baltic Sea...

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  • 29 Oct

    National Mosque Open Day

    National Mosque Open Day...

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  • 11 Nov

    2016 ECCV Statewide Conference "The Next Generation of Multicultural Victoria: Intergenerational Perspectives."

    The 2016 ECCV Statewide Conference "The Next Generation of Multicultural...

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Multicultural Affairs report

Victorian Government Report in Multicultural Affairs

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An annual report on the achievements of Victorian Government departments in multicultural affairs to ensure accessible services, promote the benefits of cultural diversity and strengthen social cohesion.

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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.