Multicultural Festivals and Events Grants - now closed

Multicultural Festivals and Events Grants Round Two 2014-15 is now closed



  • Call for Tender

    OMAC are seeking a training provider to deliver the New and Emerging Communities Leadership Program.

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  • Does Multiculturalism Mean More Liveable?

    What makes Melbourne the most "liveable" city in the world?

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  • Sister Schools Grants Now Open

    Victorian schools can expand their students’ horizons by applying for a $10,000 sister school grant.

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Events Calendar

  • 30 Sep

    Can We Talk? Well, Can We? Language: The Great Divide

    A ONE-DAY sumposium that explores what it means to be a multilingual society

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  • 20 Sep

    Bridge of Peace Ceremony

    A celebration of the International Day of Peace

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  • 20 Sep

    Royal Melbourne Show

    For sheer fun, discovery and excitement, there’s nothing like a value packed day out with family and friends at the 2014 Royal Melbourne Show

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  • 06 Sep


    CIAO! Is a compelling, emotionally charged dance and theater extravaganza.

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Victoria's Advantage

a landmark Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship Policy

Mike  Zafiropoulos of Greece Greece

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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