Meet Shashi Kochhar – a multicultural champion

Shashi Kochhar OAM was recently honoured at the Victorian Seniors of the Year Awards for his more than 30-year service to the community. Shashi Kochhar OAM (left) with ECCV Board Member Dr Medha Gunawardana at the Victorian Senior of the Year Awards 2023. While Sunday...

ECCV 2023 Annual General Meeting

More than 100 people came along to ECCV’s 2023 Annual General Meeting on 30 November, making it one of our most well-attended AGMs in recent years. The event highlight was the special announcement that the evening’s keynote speaker, former Victorian Premier The...

Voula Messimeri AM awarded ECCV Life Membership

Voula Messimeri AM has been awarded Life Membership of ECCV, a fitting tribute to one of the most influential figures in multicultural Victoria. The honour was announced at our Annual General Meeting on 30 November 2023 by ECCV Board Member Joe Caputo OAM, who...

George Lekakis AO awarded ECCV Life Membership

George Lekakis AO has been awarded Life Membership of ECCV, in recognition of his more than 40-year service to multicultural communities in Australia. The honour was announced at our Annual General Meeting on 30 November 2023 by ECCV Deputy Chairperson Jill Morgan AM,...

Annual Report 2022-23 launched

We are delighted to present our Annual Report 2022-23. For our state and our communities, this was a year of transition. As Victoria moved out of pandemic mode, shifting focus to recovery, it was a chance to draw breath and renew our commitment to tackling ongoing...

Former Premier Steve Bracks announced as patron of ECCV

MEDIA RELEASE The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV) is pleased to announce the appointment of former Victorian Premier, the Hon Steve Bracks AC, as our new patron. The appointment was announced at last night’s ECCV Annual General Meeting, where Mr Bracks...