VMC Community Grants Program 2015-16 - Now Open!



  • White Ribbon Day 2014

    The world's largest movement of males working to end men's violence against women and girls.

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  • Big West Festival Call Out

    Organisers are looking for artists and performers who wish to take part in the Big West Festival.

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  • Social Cohesion Report 2014

    The VMC welcomes the Scanlon Foundation's survey on Social Cohesion.

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Events Calendar

  • 20 Dec

    African Music and Cultural Festival (AMCF)

    THE inaugural AMCF is a free event open to all

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  • 20 Dec

    GloBALL Program – Cricket Victoria and Essendon Football Club

    The GLoBALL program is a joint initiative run by Cricket Victoria and Essendon Football Club.

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  • 06 Dec

    Daylesford Highland Gathering

    Come along and enjoy a wee bit of Scotland in the picturesque tourist town of Daylesford.

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  • 06 Dec

    Anatolian Cultures and Arts Festival

    Anatolia comes to Melbourne!

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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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A number of policy and program functions formerly located within the VMC have been transferred into OMAC.