Multicultural Awards for Excellence 2014 - Nominations now closed.

We will be accepting posted nomination forms until 5.00pm Wednesday 30 July 2014.



  • Awards for Excellence

    We will be accepting posted nomination forms until 5.00pm Wednesday 30 July 2014.

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  • Social Services Grants Now Open

    The Department of Social Services has a list of grants which are now open for applications.

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  • Racism. Get Up. Speak Out

    The City of Greater Dandenong has received recognition for an innovative anti-racism project.

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Events Calendar

  • 12 Aug

    Small Business Festival Victoria

    Refugee and migrant small business success stories.

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  • 07 Aug

    Multicultural Entrepreneurs

    Multicultural Business Networking Event

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  • 05 Aug

    Interfaith Art Exhibition – Opening Night

    A beautiful and thought-provoking art exhibition.

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  • 04 Aug

    Anzac Centenary Commemorative Week Events

    Activities to mark the centenary of the First World War.

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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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