Senior Citizens Organisational Support Grants 2015 now closed.

Outcomes to be announced early 2015



  • 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

  • 25 Oct

    National Mosque Open Day

    NATIONAL Mosque Open Day is a new Lebanese Muslim Association-led project, proudly supported by the Department of Social Services.

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  • 25 Oct

    Happy Deepavali – Shri Shiva Vishnu Temple

    Join the Hindu Society of Victoria to light up the night with this colourful celebration.

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  • 25 Oct

    Diwali – The Festival of Lights

    One of the most colourful events of the year!

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  • 25 Oct

    Diwali 2014

    Federation Square comes alive to sights and sounds of Diwali

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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.