Category: Minister for Multicultural Affairs

Honouring Our Multicultural Senior Citizens

Nearly 900 Victorian multicultural seniors groups will be getting a $4,000 cheque in the mail from the Andrews Labor Government to support their work helping older migrants and ensuring they stay connected to their communities. Fulfilling a pre-election commitment, the $3.6 million boost will allow seniors organisations from across the state to hold events, excursions, […]

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Helping More Multicultural Communities Celebrate

Even more Victorian communities will be able to showcase and share their diverse cultures, traditions and food with others, thanks to new funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Multicultural Affairs Richard Wynne today announced more than $885,000 to support 476 festivals and events around the state celebrating Victoria’s rich multiculturalism. The Multicultural Festivals […]

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More Funding To Prevent Family Violence

The Andrews Labor Government will provide $470,000 in funding for 15 community organisations working to prevent family violence within Victoria’s African communities. Minister for Multicultural Affairs Richard Wynne today announced funding from the Capacity Building and Participation Program to help communities recognise family violence when it occurs and provide the tools to safely respond. The […]

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Labor Backs The Carlton Italian Festa

The Carlton Italian Festa will be bigger and better than ever before, under a re-elected Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Multicultural Affairs Robin Scott, today attending the festival, announced that 2019’s event will be backed with an extra $70,000 from a re-elected Labor Government. Now in its seventh year, the Carlton Italian Festa is a […]

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New Funding For Multicultural Community Infrastructure

More than 45 culturally diverse community organisations across Victoria will share in more than $7.5 million from the Andrews Labor Government to support restoration and construction of community facilities. The Multicultural Community Infrastructure Fund supports Victoria’s communities to feel connected with their traditional culture as they participate in and contribute to our wider society. The […]

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Building Capacity In Multicultural Communities

The Andrews Labor Government is strengthening multicultural organisations to better engage and support their communities through the Capacity Building and Participation grants program. Minister for Multicultural Affairs Robin Scott today announced more $7.1 million over two years for 303 projects supporting organisations including multicultural, seniors, faith-based groups and community language schools. The funding will support […]

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Community Harmony Program To Boost Social Cohesion

The Andrew Labor Government has announced $2 million in new funding to strengthen relationships between diverse communities in Victoria. The Minister for Multicultural Affairs Robin Scott today announced 44 projects that will be supported through the 2018-19 Community Harmony program. The grants will support community organisations to identify and respond to social cohesion challenges, and […]

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African Communities Action Plan Implementation Committee Appointed

The Andrews Labor Government today announced the membership of the Implementation Committee for the African Communities Action Plan. The first of its kind, the African Communities Action Plan was developed by and for African communities in partnership with the Victorian Government to improve the wellbeing of all Victorians of African heritage, including young people. Victorian […]

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Strengthening Victoria And Celebrating Our Diversity

More Victorians will be able to celebrate and share their diverse cultures and traditions, thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Multicultural Affairs Robin Scott today announced $2.7 million worth of new grant funding for 913 cultural festivals, exhibitions, celebrations of national days and other culturally significant gatherings. The Carlton Italian Festa, […]

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Support For Migrant Workers And International Students

Migrant workers and international students will be better supported and protected with the official opening of the Migrant Workers Centre. Minister for Multicultural Affairs Robin Scott opened the Centre today, which will deliver a range of services to support people who recently arrived in Victoria and are more vulnerable to exploitation in their employment. The […]

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