Victoria's Advantage: Unity Diversity Opportunity

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



  • Preventing family violence in CALD communities

    Expressions of interest are now open

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  • Does Multiculturalism Mean More Liveable?

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

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  • New Seniors Grants Now Open!

    Apply now for Multicultural Senior Citizens Organisational Support Grants for 2015.

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Events Calendar

  • 20 Sep

    Bridge of Peace Ceremony

    Join the Women’s Federation for World Peace (WFWP) at this Bridge of Peace Ceremony to create your own personal bridge of reconciliation and healing, on the occasion 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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  • 01 Sep

    Preventing Family Violence in CALD communities

    The National Foundation to Prevent Violence Against Women and their Children is hosting an information session.

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Victoria's Advantage

a landmark Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship Policy

Dr Olusegun  Aboaba of Nigeria Nigeria

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.