Category: Minister for Multicultural Affairs

Doing More For Victoria’s African Communities

The Andrews Labor Government is doing more to improve the wellbeing of African Victorians, including young members of the community. Minister for Multicultural Affairs Richard Wynne today announced new and expanded initiatives as part of the African Communities Action Plan – the first of its kind in Australia, designed by African Victorians, for African Victorians. […]

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Celebrating With Our Hindu Victorian Community

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Victoria’s Hindu communities celebrate and share their traditions thanks to a new round of funding. Minister for Multicultural Affairs Richard Wynne said 25 projects have been funded through the 2019-20 Hindu Festivals and Events Fund, fulfilling a key election commitment. They include festivals, performances and other events that celebrate […]

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Getting Multicultural Victorians In The Festive Mood

Victorians will be able to attend hundreds of festivals and events celebrating the state’s cultural diversity thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Multicultural Affairs Richard Wynne today announced that more than 350 events will share in more than $1.3 million through the 2019-20 Multicultural Festivals and Events and Hindu Festivals and […]

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Helping Victorians Celebrate Culture And Tradition

The Andrews Labor Government is making it easier for Victorians from a multicultural background to have a place to call their own and celebrate together. Minister for Multicultural Affairs Richard Wynne today opened the Multicultural Community Infrastructure Fund to create new community facilities or upgrade them. Community organisations are encouraged to apply for grants between […]

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Supporting Victoria’s Indian Communities

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Victoria’s Indian communities build and improve community facilities to ensure they have safe and welcoming places to meet. Minister for Multicultural Affairs Richard Wynne today opened the $3 million Indian Community Infrastructure Fund, fulfilling a key election commitment. The Fund is open to Victoria’s Indian communities so they can […]

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Celebrating Guru Nanak With Sikh Victorians

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting Victoria’s Sikh communities as they kick off celebrations for the 550th birthday anniversary of Sikh faith founder Guru Nanak Dev Ji. Minister for Multicultural Affairs Richard Wynne today announced that 18 organising groups will share in $200,000 to hold a range of events throughout October and November in 2019 […]

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Welcoming Our New Victorian Multicultural Commissioners

The Andrews Labor Government is proud to welcome eight new appointees to the Victorian Multicultural Commission, strengthening its work promoting and advocating for diverse communities. Minister for Multicultural Affairs Richard Wynne said each commissioner had been recognised for their skills and lived experience championing cultural and religious diversity in the State. They come from a […]

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Supporting Newly Arrived Families With Playgroups

Families new to Victoria will be able to take their children to culturally supported playgroups, allowing them to feel more at home in their new community, thanks to new Andrews Labor Government funding. Minister for Multicultural Affairs Richard Wynne today announced $490,000 for the Victorian Coooperative on Children’s Services for Ethnic Groups (VICSEG) to expand […]

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Helping Young African And Pasifika Victorians

The Andrews Labor Government is empowering African and Pasifika young people to lead and develop projects that benefit themselves, their community and all Victorians. Minister for Multicultural Affairs Richard Wynne today opened applications for a new $600,000 grants program responding to issues such as unemployment, health and wellbeing, inclusion and empowerment. The grants will enable […]

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Enhancing Interfaith Harmony And Social Cohesion

Faith organisations are getting the support they need to do good things for the community as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s Interfaith Community Fund. Minister for Multicultural Affairs Richard Wynne today announced $368,000 for community organisations to deliver projects supporting Victorians of many different faiths. Funding will build the capacity of faith-based organisations, support […]

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