• A Welcoming and Harmonious Victoria

    Government announces $74 million to bolster multicultural affairs and social cohesion.

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  • Expressions of interest for VMC Commissioner positions

    Expressions of interest for VMC Commissioner positions

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  • VMC Welcomes New Acting Chairperson

    Today Mr Ross (Spiro) Alatsas stepped into the role of Acting Chairperson for the Victorian Multicultural Commission (VMC). 

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Events Calendar

  • 16 Aug

    International Food Festival

    Take your taste buds on a multicultural tour.

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  • 14 Jun

    Coffee Fest

    Pour, froth, sip and savour - Melbourne's coffee obsession goes global.

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  • 29 May

    The Dandenong Ranges Ukulele Festival

    Not your usual music festival.

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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.