• Multicultural Melbourne voted world's most liveable city

    Multicultural Melbourne world's most liveable for the fifth year running.

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  • VMC welcomes new Chairperson

    Helen Kapalos officially joins the VMC

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  • Victoria’s Multicultural Awards for Excellence - nominations now open.

    Nominations are now open.

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Events Calendar

  • 06 Sep

    The Indonesian Food and Trade Festival 2015

    Culinary delights from throughout the archipelago.

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  • 06 Sep

    Shir Madness Melbourne Jewish Music Festival

    Don't miss Melbourne's newest music festival

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  • 12 Sep

    What colour is your roots?

    A creative workshop.

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  • 19 Sep

    The Chilean and Latin American September Festival

    Celebrating our cultural diversity.

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Victoria's Advantage

a landmark Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship Policy

Bill  McBeath of Bermuda Bermuda

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.