Letter Published In The Herald Sun 24 September

Phong Nguyen, Chairman, ECCV Victoria's 100,000 international students bring $3 billion into the Victorian economy every year but are made to feel like second class citizens when travelling on our trams, buses and trains. The Victorian

Letter Published In The Herald Sun 28 July

Phong Nguyen, Chairman, ECCV Letter Published In The Herald Sun – 19 May 2007Steve Bracks deserves praise for his great support of migrant communities in Victoria. He was a champion of immigration and cultural diversity and

Letter Published In The Herald Sun 19 May

Phong Nguyen, Chairman, ECCV Letter Published In The Herald Sun – 25 January 2007While the new citizenship test may help people learn about Australia there should be exemptions for some refugees and family reunion migrants. If

Letter Published In The Herald Sun 25 January

Phong Nguyen, Chairman, ECCV The Howard Government yesterday dumped the word multicultural affairs from its Ministry. You can remove the ‘M’ word but you can’t remove the reality that Victoria has one of the most successful

Letter Published In The Age 10 January 2007

Phong Nguyen, Chairman, ECCV Kicking the latest people off the boat COUNCILLOR Peter Brown's tirade against Sudanese-Australians (Letters, 9/1) adds to the long tradition of established Australians getting stuck into the latest people off the boat.

Opinion Piece Published In The Age 29 November

Peter van Vliet, Executive Officer ECCV Diversity is a fact, not a doctrine We all remember the Tampa election in 2001. We were told children were thrown overboard and that brave people who were risking their

Letter Published In The Age Tuesday 5 September

Phong Nguyen, Chairperson ECCV The Federal Government must show greater leadership in dealing with Australia’s multicultural communities. Recent comments by senior Federal Government leaders are doing nothing to promote goodwill and harmony in our community between

Letter Published In The Herald Sun - Saturday

Phong Nguyen, Chairperson ECCV Victoria's multicultural communities thank Victorian Liberal MPs Petro Georgiou and Russell Broadbent for crossing the floor to vote against the Government’s migration bill. They have both made a stand for the decent

Letter Published In The Age - Wednesday 9

Phong Nguyen, Chairperson ECCV Victoria's multicultural communities applaud Ted Baillieu for supporting the Racial and Religious Tolerance Act. This legislation has helped entrench Victoria’s status as a harmonious, tolerant and multicultural community. It strikes the right

Letter Published Herald Sun - Saturday July 1

Phong Nguyen, Chairperson ECCV Helen Said Stewart (My Say 30/6/06) is right to point out the dangers of attacking skilled migration to Australia. We are an immigrant nation built by waves of immigrants since time immemorial.

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