• India’s big star performs at Asia Topa

    Win two free tickets to The Music of AR Rahman.

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  • Who is an Australian?

    VMC Chairperson Helen Kapalos responds to 'Australia Day' billboard controversy.

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  • 5 minutes with Victoria's #DiversityHeroes: Julian Leyre

    Linguist and cultural innovator for social change.

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Events Calendar

  • 23 Feb

    X Borders Exhibition

    X - Borders brings together works by students in La...

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  • 25 Feb

    Pako Festa

    Diversitat Pako Festa is the largest free celebration of cultural...

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  • 25 Feb

    Maslenitsa - Slavic Pancake Festival

    Hosting one of the largest and most colourful Slavic festivals...

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Multicultural Affairs report

Victorian Government Report in Multicultural Affairs

James  Smith of New Zealand New Zealand

An annual report on the achievements of Victorian Government departments in multicultural affairs to ensure accessible services, promote the benefits of cultural diversity and strengthen social cohesion.

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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.