News & Stories about ECCV activities and aspects of Multicultural Victoria

Value Strengths, Build Resilience: new research

Value Strengths, Build Resilience: new research

This flagship joint ECCV-VCOSS research paper draws from the insights and experiences of our work with communities and the Multicultural Emergency Management Partnership (MEMP). It highlights the critical importance of strong connections and engagement between...

ECCV State Election Platform launched

ECCV State Election Platform launched

ECCV is proud to present our policy platform for the upcoming Victorian election. Our 2022 State Election Platform calls on the Victorian Government to learn from the experiences and systemic gaps exposed during the pandemic and ensure that our diverse communities can...

10th Annual Walter Lippmann Memorial Oration

10th Annual Walter Lippmann Memorial Oration

The 10th Walter Lippmann Oration will take place on Thursday, 13 October at the Wheeler Centre. Our eminent speaker for this special event will be The Hon Tony Pagone AM QC, a former judge of the Federal Court of Australia, who has made a significant contribution to...

Submission to Humanitarian Program 2022-23

Submission to Humanitarian Program 2022-23

  Increasing our refugee intake to 30,000, urgently abolishing temporary visas for people who arrived by boat, and transitioning all temporary visa-holders to permanent visas are among the key recommendations in ECCV’s submission to the Australian Government’s...

ECCV and VCOSS win Resilient Australia Community Award

ECCV and VCOSS win Resilient Australia Community Award

We were thrilled to have the Multicultural Resilience Program, a collaboration between ECCV and the Victorian Council of Social Service, recognised at the Resilient Australia Awards 2022 this week. It was an honour to receive the Community Award for our work on the...

Elder abuse literature review

Elder abuse literature review

In recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2022, ECCV is pleased to release our literature review synthesising existing research on elder abuse against people from migrant and refugee backgrounds. Building on our work as part of the Raising Awareness of Elder...

Advancing Multicultural Australia – #FECCA22

Advancing Multicultural Australia – #FECCA22

Australia’s premier national conference on multiculturalism, diversity and inclusion is taking place this week in Melbourne, bringing together more than 850 multicultural leaders and changemakers, young and emerging voices, academics and other key thought leaders from...

ECCV co-hosts key gathering of regional ECCs

ECCV co-hosts key gathering of regional ECCs

On 26-27 May at the Ballarat Welcome Centre, ECCV co-hosted a gathering of the state’s key regional Ethnic Communities' Councils (ECCs) in partnership with the Ballarat Regional Multicultural Council (BRMC), the peak multicultural agency in the Central Highlands...

Uli’s Story: Becoming a community vaccine champion

Uli’s Story: Becoming a community vaccine champion

Uli Kaplan is a disability advocate and CEO of Life is a Battlefield. He shared his experience of living with disability during COVID-19 with us– both barriers he’s faced and the benefits of getting the vaccine. Uli was born with a number of chronic health conditions...

ECCV AGM Notification

ECCV AGM Notification

Notice of Annual General Meeting ECCV's Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place on Thursday 24 March 2022 at the Maltese Community Council of Victoria in Parkville. We are delighted to announce that Victorian Emergency Management Commissioner, Andrew Crisp, will...

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