VMC Community Grants Program 2015-16 - Now Open!



  • 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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  • Walk Together – Welcome to Australia

    Join us and Walk Together, 25 October 2014.

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  • Applications Are Now Open

    The Office of Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship (OMAC) has now opened applications for their 2015 Interpreter Scholarship Program

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Events Calendar

  • 07 Nov

    WYRIN 25th Year Annual General Meeting and Celebration

    Western Young People’s Independent Network (WYRIN) – 25th Year Annual General Meeting and Celebration

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  • 30 Oct

    The 2014 VLGMIN Forum

    The 2014 VLGMIN Forum: “Enhancing cultural wellbeing and cultural citizenship through the arts”

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  • 26 Oct

    Absolutely Everybody Loves Broadway

    Hear all your favourite Broadway hits performed by the School of Hard Knocks.

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  • 26 Oct

    Carlton Italian Festa

    Come along to celebrate all things Italo-Australian at the Carlton Italian Festa.

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Victoria's Advantage

a landmark Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship Policy

Anneli  Huttunen-Rickards of Finland Finland

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.