• HRAFF launches fresh program

    Human Rights Arts & Film Festival 2016.

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  • Welcoming Cities boosts inclusion

    The recent launch of Welcoming Cities.

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  • Commission welcomes budget initiatives

    Victorian Budget 2016/17.

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Events Calendar

  • 14 May

    Buddha's Day and Multicultural Festival

    A unique festival celebrating Buddha's birthday....

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  • 14 May

    Family Day Camp

    A FREE one-day event for diverse families living in the...

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  • 15 May

    Japan Festival 2016 at Box Hill Town Hall

    Celebrating the 45th anniversary of the Sister City relationship between...

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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.