aTopic: "Multicultural Affairs"

Topic: "Multicultural Affairs"

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Realignment For More Efficient Multicultural Funding

The Andrews Labor Government has underlined its commitment to a thriving, diverse and harmonious Victoria through a $74 million investment to bolster multicultural affairs and social cohesion in the last budget. To maximise the return on this investment, the Labor Government is realigning the functions..

Public Meetings Announced For Indian Cultural Precinct

The Victorian Government has committed $500,000 towards the development of an Indian Cultural Precinct in metropolitan Melbourne. The Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Robin Scott, is inviting interested organisations and individuals to attend public meetings to discuss the possible location and ideas for the precinct. The..

Grants To Help Multicultural Seniors Stay Active

Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing, Martin Foley, today announced the recipients of 46 grants to help culturally diverse seniors get involved and participate in the community. Ethnic and multicultural community groups and organisations, as well as local councils, will share in $225,500 from the..

New Institute To Strengthen Social Cohesion And Multiculturalism

The Social Cohesion and Community Resilience Ministerial Taskforce, led by Deputy Premier James Merlino, met for the first time last Wednesday to discuss strategies to tackle all forms of violent extremism and strengthen our multiculturalism. The taskforce, which has ministers across four key portfolios of..

Budget Supports Young Victorians To Be Their Best

The future of the Centre for Multicultural Youth and its offices in Ballarat and Morwell has been secured by the Andrews Labor Government’s first Budget. Minister for Families and Children, Jenny Mikakos, and Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Robin Scott, confirmed today that the Victorian Budget..

Labor Government Upgrades Beth Weizmann Community Centre

The Andrews Labor Government has provided $500,000 in the 2015-16 Victorian Budget to upgrade security at the Beth Weizmann Community Centre in Caulfield, which houses Jewish community organisations. Owned and operated by the Zionist Council of Australia, the centre is used weekly by 24 Jewish..

Minister Condemns Violence And Calls For Respect For Difference

The Andrews Labor Government condemns today’s violence by a minority of demonstrators at Federation Square. Victoria is a proudly multicultural and multi-faith state and Victorians lead the nation in respect for difference and rejection of racism. Our many cultural, linguistic and religious communities are united..

Social Cohesion Package to Bring Communities Together

The Andrews Labor Government will invest $500,000 in social cohesion initiatives to bring families and communities together. Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Robin Scott, said the funds will support initiatives in Hume, Moreland, and six other local government areas. Examples of initiatives supported under the program..

Social Cohesion Strengthened in Shepparton

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting the development of intercultural and interfaith connections in the City of Greater Shepparton, with an investment of $30,000 towards locally-designed social cohesion initiatives in the region. These initiatives will be delivered by the Greater Shepparton City Council, in collaboration..