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ECCV applauds the rejection of the proposed citizenship

  19th October 2017 ECCV applauds the rejection of the proposed citizenship bill The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV) applauds the rejection of the proposed citizenship bill in the senate yesterday evening. The ECCV

ECCV encourages multicultural Victorians to vote YES for

  19th September 2017 ECCV encourages multicultural Victorians to vote YES for marriage equality The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV) Board of Directors acknowledges that ethnic and multicultural LGBTI people exist in our culturally

Senator Hanson burqa question time stunt

      17th August 2017 ECCV pleased with Senate’s reaction to Senator Pauline Hanson burqa question time stunt  The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria recognises the stunt of Senator Pauline Hanson in this afternoon’s question

More resources needed to combat the hepatitis epidemic

      Monday July 24, 2017 MORE RESOURCES NEEDED TO COMBAT THE HEPATITIS EPIDEMIC WITHIN VICTORIA’S DIVERSE COMMUNITIES The strategy to eliminate hepatitis by 2030 was declared at today’s summit ‘Diverse communities and the hepatitis

ECCV reflects on the Islamophobia in Australia Report

  July 14, 2017 ECCV reflects on the Islamophobia in Australia Report 2017                           The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria Chairperson, Eddie Micallef

Fact, Australia is the most ethnically diverse country

  Thursday June 29, 2017 Fact, Australia is the most ethnically diverse country in the world Many of us have always known Australia is a successful multicultural nation but now we can boast about the

ECCV response to proposed citizenship changes

  June 23, 2017  ECCV response to proposed citizenship changes The Federal Department for Immigration & Border Protection has proposed citizenship changes which would result in increased powers that would allow government to influence citizenship

ECCV commends Victorian Government for Budget’s significant boost

  The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV) has commended the Victorian Government for the State Budget’s funding increase in a range of important programs and projects that will significantly impact ethnic and multicultural communities throughout

ECCV concerned about proposed closure of Dandenong Immigration

The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV) is concerned about the proposed closure of the Dandenong Immigration office and its potential impact on the local area, which has one of the highest migrant populations of any

ECCV concerned proposed citizenship changes may unfairly target

The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV) has expressed strong concern that the proposed changes to Australia’s citizenship laws may unfairly target some of the most vulnerable members our community, including refugees and new arrivals.  

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