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Multiculturalism Advocate Wins VCE Leader Of The Year

Minister for Education James Merlino today announced Victorian student Rachael Davies as VCE Leader of the Year at the 2015 VCE Leadership Awards ceremony. The VCE Leadership Awards recognise outstanding students who have made significant contributions to their schools and communities.

New Appointments Embrace Diversity Of Victorian Multicultural Commission

"I am pleased to welcome the new Commissioners to the Victorian Multicultural Commission. Each will play an important role in providing advice to the Government on services and programs for diverse communities, as well as on any emerging issues.” “Each Commissioner boasts a great diversity of skills, a passion for multiculturalism, and experiences and community connections to draw upon that will no doubt help us imbed positive change.”

Labor Government To Strengthen Broadmeadows Precinct

Treasurer Tim Pallas today announced a boost to three projects in the heart of Broadmeadows. Speaking at the Broadmeadows Economic and Cultural Development Summit, organised and championed by Member for Broadmeadows Frank McGuire, Mr Pallas announced funding of $1.3 million to begin the revitalisation of..

Brand Victoria: The Best Of Everything, All In One Place

Premier Daniel Andrews today unveiled Brand Victoria at the world-renowned Melbourne Park, home of the Australian Open. The new Brand Victoria will showcase the best of everything our state has to offer – unifying our message to help sell Victoria’s economic strength, cultural diversity, world-class..

Victorian Government And AFL Join To Embrace Diversity

Premier Daniel Andrews today announced a partnership with the AFL for the 2015 Multicultural Round: Many Cultures, One Game. The announcement took place at the MCG with AFL General Manager Clubs and AFL Operations Travis Auld Collingwood Club President Eddie McGuire and players Jobe Watson, Dale..

Funding To Support Culturally Diverse Seniors Groups

Multicultural seniors organisations in Victoria will receive a $6.8 million boost over four years through a new round of grants announced today by the Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Robin Scott. The Multicultural Senior Citizens Organisational Support grants are intended to provide financial assistance to non-profit..

Helping Multicultural Media Reach More Victorians

The Andrews Labor Government is providing $450,000 for a new grants program, so multicultural media outlets across Victoria can upgrade equipment and technology. The grants will enable media outlets to upgrade their equipment to meet modern technology standards, ensuring the delivery of high-quality news and..

New Advisory Group To Strengthen Social Cohesion

Minister for Multicultural Affairs Robin Scott today announced a new advisory group that will support the Andrews Labor Government’s efforts to strengthen social cohesion in Victoria. The Social Cohesion and Community Resilience Advisory Group will help address economic and social disengagement that may lead to..

Fresh Face For Victorian Multicultural Commission

Helen Kapalos will serve as the new Chairperson of the Victorian Multicultural Commission. Premier Daniel Andrews made the announcement tonight at the Premier’s Iftar Dinner, celebrating the nearing end of the holy month of Ramadan. Ms Kapalos’ contributions to both state and country are extensive,..

Slam Dunk For Victoria’s South Sudanese Community

Today the Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Robin Scott, joined Melbourne United and NBA superstar Luol Deng to announce the signing of the club’s first ever South Sudanese Australian player, Majok Majok. Majok was born in South Sudan, and moved to Perth with his family as..

Minister Opens CISA National Conference 2015

Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Robin Scott, celebrated the role of international students in Victoria’s vibrant multicultural community, in his opening address today at the Council of International Students Australia (CISA) National Conference 2015. The three-day CISA conference, themed ‘Celebrating Achievements, Together towards Tomorrow’, discusses sector..

Funding For The Greek Community To Support New Arrivals

Today the Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Robin Scott, visited the Australian Greek Welfare Society (AGWS) to announce the provision of election commitment funding. The Andrews Labor Government has committed $90,000 per annum over four years to the AGWS, to work in collaboration with the Greek..

Ramadan Mubarak

Today marks the first day of the holy month of Ramadan, which will be observed by many of our fellow Victorians. Ramadan is a time of deep significance for Muslims. It’s a month of fasting and prayer, and a time for self-reflection, charity and family…