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ECCV encourages public comment on draft Australian Standard

The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV) is encouraging people from Victoria’s diverse ethnic and multicultural communities to provide public comment on the draft Australian Standard for Welcoming Cities. ECCV Chairperson, Eddie Micallef, said the draft

ECCV strongly supports Victorian Government’s newly launched multicultural

The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV) has come out in strong support of the Victorian Government’s multicultural policy statement that was launched on Sunday 19 February. ECCV Chairperson, Eddie Micallef, said ECCV congratulated and applauded

ECCV condemns attacks on ad featuring Muslim girls

The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV) has strongly condemned attacks on an ad featuring Muslim girls wearing hijabs – as part of an Australia Day 2017 electronic billboard promotion – as racist, ignorant and highly

ECCV opposed to ‘watering down’ Section 18C of

The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV) is strongly opposed to any proposals to “water down” or “dilute” Section 18C of the Racial Vilification Act - which it says should be strengthened. ECCV Chairperson, Eddie Micallef,

Grant round aims to reduce isolation in culturally

The sixth round of a government grants program run in partnership with the Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV) that support organisations to create or expand community participation opportunities for socially isolated seniors from a CALD

Stellar line-up of presenters at ECCV state-wide Conference

The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV) - as part of its major State-wide Conference “The Next Generation of Multicultural Victoria: Intergenerational Perspectives” - will examine, among a range of important issues, the many challenges facing

ECCV strongly opposes attempts to ‘water down’ Section

The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV) is strongly opposed to attempts to change the wording of Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act. ECCV Chairperson, Eddie Micallef, said that recent media reports about South

ECCV Major State-wide Conference to Examine Challenges Facing

The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV) - as part of its major State-wide Conference “The Next Generation of Multicultural Victoria: Intergenerational Perspectives” - will examine, among a range of important issues, the many challenges facing

ECCV Survey to help improve interpreter services in

The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV) is conducting an online survey designed to help improve interpreter services in the Victorian health system. The survey is part of the ECCV’s project Access to Language Services in

ECCV Major State-wide Conference to Examine Challenges Facing

The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV) - as part of its major State-wide Conference “The Next Generation of Multicultural Victoria: Intergenerational Perspectives” - will examine, among a range of important issues, the many challenges facing

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