Topic: Multicultural affairs

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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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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Care And Comfort For Older Indian Victorians

Families in our state’s Indian communities will have peace of mind that their elderly loved ones are getting the care they need, under a re-elected Andrews Labor Government. Premier Daniel Andrews has today announced that only a re-elected Labor Government will invest up to $14.5 million to purchase land for two new Indian aged-care facilities […]

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Bringing Bollywood And Indian Cinema To Victoria

More of India’s biggest blockbusters will be filmed right here in Victoria, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to establish our state’s first ever dedicated Indian Cinema and Bollywood Attraction Fund. Alongside Bollywood superstar Rani Mukerji, Premier Daniel Andrews today announced the investment at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne. The $3 million fund will […]

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