Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV)

    The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV)’s mission is to work to ensure that we remain a member driven peak body committed to empowering people from culturally diverse backgrounds. We strive to give voice to multicultural Victoria. We strive to advocate for human rights, freedom, respect, equality and dignity for ethnic and multicultural communities and in building a socially cohesive and inclusive Victorian community.

    The organisation advocates and lobbies all levels of government on behalf of multicultural communities in areas like human rights, access and equity and improving services. As our core business, we advocate on any issue that is of concern to our members.

     

    We are proud to have been the key advocate for culturally diverse communities in Victoria since 1974.

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    ECCV’s response to updated COVID 19 restrictions in Victoria

    To ensure the safety of our staff and the community we serve, the ECCV staff team is continuing to work from home during this time. We are delivering NDIS information sessions, and hosting forums, workshops and consultations via the Internet. Our staff team will continue to be in touch with partners, stakeholders and funders via video or teleconferencing as required.

    We thank you for your understanding and ask that you follow our social media channels to stay across updates regarding ECCV events and other news.

    We are determined to act in the interest of the community, by reducing risk where possible and stemming the spread of the virus.

    If you need to get in touch, please call 9354 9555 or write to us at eccv@eccv.org.au

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    Important information and key resources

    We understand that you may be feeling worried, anxious and overwhelmed about COVID-19 and the impacts it has on  your daily life, family and community, especially when we are experiencing social distancing. These resources can help keep you informed, connected and safe:

    Important Phone Numbers

    • Coronavirus hotlineIf you suspect you may have the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) call the dedicated hotline – open 24 hours, 7 days – on 1800 675 398

    If you are an NDIS participant you can also call the national hotline on 1800 020 080

    If you need an interpreter, please call 131 450 first.

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    For more information, please write to us on eccv@eccv.org.au or call 9354 9555.

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    We are proud to recognise the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation, as the first Australians, cultural leaders and traditional custodians of the land from which we advocate for ethnic community groups. We pay our respects to their elders, past & present.

    ECCV Statement: Recognising the Rights of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders 

     

    Connect with ECCV

    Ethnic Communities' Council of Victoria
    Suite 101, 398 Sydney Road,
    Coburg VIC 3058
    Phone: 9354 9555
    Email: eccv@eccv.org.au

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