Topic: Multicultural affairs

Welcoming Our Newest Multicultural Commissioners

The Andrews Labor Government has appointed three new commissioners to the Victorian Multicultural Commission (VMC). Minister for Multicultural Affairs Robin Scott today announced Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa (Youth Commissioner), Walter Rapoport and Rosaria Zarro as VMC commissioners. Each commissioner brings skills and experience that will support Victoria’s diverse communities and strengthen multiculturalism and social cohesion in […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Multicultural Affairs

Have Your Say On The African Communities Action Plan

The Andrews Labor Government and African Ministerial Working Group are seeking feedback from the community on a draft plan to create more social and economic opportunities for African Victorians. The African Communities Action Plan is being developed by the 22-member working group, which was formed in 2016 and is made up of African community leaders […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Multicultural Affairs

$200,000 For CALD Projects To Reduce Gambling Harm

The Andrews Labor Government is encouraging Victorian community organisations to apply for funding under a new $200,000 grants program to help prevent or reduce gambling harm in culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities. Grants of up to $20,000 are available to grassroots CALD organisations for projects that offer assistance in combating problem gambling in these […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation

Making Cultural Diversity The Life Of The Party

Thousands of Victorians will be able to celebrate and share their diverse cultures and traditions thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government. The Multicultural Festivals and Events program will this year fund 897 grants to support events that showcase Victoria’s multiculturalism and bring the community together. Minister for Multicultural Affairs Robin Scott today announced […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Multicultural Affairs

Better Mental Health For Culturally Diverse Communities

Culturally and linguistically diverse communities across Victoria will receive more support to improve their mental health, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s Mental Health CALD grants program. Minister for Mental Health Martin Foley today announced the recipients of the grants to coincide with Mental Health Week. The grants range from $5,000 to $80,000 and aim […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Mental Health