• Royal Commission into Family Violence

    The VMC has lodged a submission  to the Royal Commission into Family Violence (the Royal Commission).

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  • Welcoming Young Promoters of Multiculturalism

    VMC welcomes International Festival of Language and Culture.

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  • The VMC Wants To Hear From You

    New deadline for submissions is Tuesday 30 June.

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Events Calendar

  • 10 Jul

    Nitet Yapeneyepuk

    An exhibition highlighting award winning artists from Gallery Kaiela Shepparton exploring through art and photography the strength of a Koorie community that Nitet Yapeneyepuk, Gather Together.

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  • 05 Jul

    NAIDOC Week 2015: Bunjilaka

    We all Stand on Sacred Ground: Learn, Respect and Celebrate.

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  • 03 Jul

    The Melbourne Salon.

    The Melbourne Salon will take place at the Alliance Francaise de Melbourne on July 3rd 2015.

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  • 01 Jul

    The Right To Know - 100 Years of the Australian Red Cross International Tracing Service

    Explore this unusual exhibition

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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.