Enhancing our cultural precincts and community infrastructure

The Victorian Government has committed $22 million for the enhancement of cultural precincts and community facilities in Victoria. Of this funding package, $10 million has been invested in Melbourne's long-established Chinese, Greek and Italian precincts, through the Cultural Precincts Enhancement Fund. A further $12 million has been committed to improve cultural precincts and community infrastructure across Victoria through the new Cultural Precincts and Community Infrastructure Fund. The funding is aimed at infrastructure projects that will secure the sustainability and longevity of our community assets for future generations.

Cultural Precincts Enhancement Fund

The Cultural Precincts Enhancement Fund was established in 2007 by the Victorian Government and is administered by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship, in conjunction with the City of Melbourne, community representatives and traders to deliver projects under the fund.

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South Asian Building Fund

The South Asian Building Fund (SABF) is administered by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship (OMAC), in partnership with Victoria’s South Asian communities.

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Cultural Precincts and Community Infrastructure Fund

The Cultural Precincts and Community Infrastructure Fund aims to support projects that will enable Victoria’s most captivating and exciting precincts to remain sustainable and support the upgrade of existing or the construction of new community facilities.

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Melbourne's CBD Cultural Precincts Profiles

The Little Bourke, Lonsdale and Lygon Streets Precincts are the cultural hearts of Melbourne’s Chinese, Greek and Italian communities, providing centres for local celebrations and opportunities for tourists to experience the food, culture and history of these communities.

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Events Calendar

  • 30 Sep

    Can We Talk? Well, Can We? Language: The Great Divide

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  • 20 Sep

    Bridge of Peace Ceremony

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  • 20 Sep

    Royal Melbourne Show

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  • 06 Sep

    CIAO!

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