Victoria's Advantage: Unity Diversity Opportunity

Landmark policy to measure success of multicultural affairs and citizenship in Victoria.



  • Big West Festival Call Out

    Organisers are looking for artists and performers who wish to take part in the Big West Festival.

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  • FCAC recognised

    Footscray Community Arts Centre recognised at Victoria’s Multicultural Awards for Excellence 2014

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  • Seeking Expressions of Interest

    Multicultural Arts Victoria (MAV) is seeking Expressions of Interest.

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Events Calendar

  • 25 Oct

    Diwali 2014

    Federation Square comes alive to sights and sounds of Diwali

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  • 24 Oct

    UNAA Media Awards 2014

    Tickets are available to The United Nations Association of Australia Media Awards 2014.

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  • 23 Oct

    Broadmeadows Info Session

    Come along and find out about scholarships to study interpreting in 2015.

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  • 21 Oct

    Interpreter Scholarship Program

    Come along and find out about scholarships to study Hazaragi interpreting in 2015.

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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.