Multicultural Festivals and Events Grants - now open

Applications for 2014-15 Round Two (for events being held between 1 January and 30 June 2015).



  • 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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  • Bridges to Afghanistan – foodie fundraiser

    Everyone is invited to attend a fun and informative evening of Afghanistan fine dining.

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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

  • 04 Aug

    Anzac Centenary Commemorative Week Events

    Activities to mark the centenary of the commencement of the First World War on 4 August 1914.

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  • 30 Jul

    Special Screening of Award-Winning film Bethlehem

    A break out hit on the international film festival circuit in 2013.

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  • 26 Jul

    The Orthodox View of Occultism, Magic and Sorcery.

    Brought to you by The Macedonian Orthodox Youth of Australia

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  • 26 Jul

    ASEAN dialogue – celebratory dinner.

    Celebrating the 40th anniversary of Australian-ASEAN dialogue

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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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