Events & Initiatives

Cultural Diversity Week provides an opportunity for all Victorians to celebrate our cultural, linguistic and religious diversity. It also marks the United Nations Day for the Elimination of Racism on 21 March and affirms our belief in the right for all Victorians to live without fear of racial and religious discrimination.

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Events Calendar

Every year thousands of events take place all across Victoria. You can find out what is coming up next, as well as list your own event here. To suggest an event for the events calendar email the details (include a picture if possible) to info@vmc.vic.gov.au

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Enhancing Cultural Precincts

The Victorian Government is investing $10 million over three years to boost the viability and vibrancy of three of Melbourne's vibrant and long standing cultural precincts. The three precincts - Little Bourke, Lonsdale and Lygon Streets - are the cultural hearts of Melbourne's Chinese, Greek and Italian communities and are known internationally as some of the city's most captivating and exciting precincts.

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Improving Language Services

The Language Services Strategy is a key initiative of the Victorian Government to improve interpreting and translating services for Victorians from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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Promoting Harmony

Victoria has a multifaceted approach to multicultural and multifaith diversity, based on encouraging greater understanding and dialogue between all cultural and religious groups. Under the Promoting Harmony Initiative, the Victorian Government has allocated a total of $6.1 million from 2006-2011 to strengthen and promote Victoria’s multifaith and multicultural diversity.

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Supporting Refugees

The Victorian Government recently committed $4.7 million to a Refugee Support Package to be implemented by the Department for Victorian Communities, through the Victorian Multicultural Commission partnership with the Department of Human Services.

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Events Calendar

  • 23 Nov

    2014 Victorian Interfaith Networks Conference

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  • 09 Nov

    Emerald Hill Festival

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  • 08 Nov

    Genesis

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  • 07 Nov

    WYPIN 25th Year Annual General Meeting and Celebration

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