Topic: Multicultural affairs

World’s Longest Chinese Dragon Awakens In Bendigo

The world’s longest dragon Dai Gum Loong has arrived in Bendigo, ahead of its unveiling at the city’s iconic Easter Festival thanks to funding from across the community and the Andrews Labor Government. Premier Daniel Andrews today joined Member for Bendigo East Jacinta Allan and members of the Bendigo community to get a sneak-peek of […]

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Giving Non-English Speaking Workers The Advice They Need

The Andrews Labor Government is reaching out to non-English speaking workers to help them better understand their occupational health and safety rights. As part of a public awareness campaign aimed at these employees, WorkSafe Victoria will launch an interactive hub this Saturday during Melbourne Victory’s home clash against Sydney FC in the A-League. The hub […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Workplace Safety

More Jobs And Investment With New Victoria And China Deal

Victorian businesses are one step closer to unlocking the trade and investment opportunities of China’s ambitious Belt and Road Initiative, with a historic agreement between Victoria and China signed today. Premier Daniel Andrews and Chinese Ambassador Cheng Jingye today finalised a Memorandum of Understanding between Victoria and China on the initiative – making Victoria 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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Helping To Celebrate Chinese New Year In Box Hill

Chinese New Year celebrations in Melbourne’s east will be bigger and better in 2019, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to support our proud Chinese communities in bringing in the Year of the Pig. Multicultural Affairs Minister Robin Scott today met with the Asian Business Association of Whitehorse to announce Labor will provide $50,000 to […]

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Celebrating Our Sikh Community And Their Contributions

A re-elected Andrews Labor Government will support our proud Sikh communities as they celebrate the 550th birthday anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of the Sikh faith. Labor will back local celebrations, set to be held in the second half of 2019, with a dedicated $200,000 fund, with support available to Sikh organisations […]

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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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