News & Stories about ECCV activities and aspects of Multicultural Victoria

    Meet Hayat, Bicultural Community Educator on Elder Abuse Prevention

    Meet Hayat, Bicultural Community Educator on Elder Abuse Prevention

    Since 2012, ECCV has partnered with Seniors’ Rights Victoria to coordinate a free Elder Abuse Bicultural Community Educator training program for people working with CALD seniors, support services and community organisations. Once educators have completed their...

    ECCV farewells Matisse Yee

    ECCV farewells Matisse Yee

    Last week ECCV said goodbye and good luck to one of our long-standing employees, Business and Executive Support Coordinator Matisse Yee, who will be starting a new career in finance. We wanted to share Matisse’s story not only because she has been an integral part of...

    Vale George Zangalis

    Vale George Zangalis

    Tribute to George Zangalis - ECCV Life Member and Community Pioneer  The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria is deeply saddened by the passing of George Zangalis, one of ECCV’s founders. George was a leading advocate for migrant workers through his work in the...

    Cam Nguyen Awarded Victorian Senior of the Year for 2021

    Cam Nguyen Awarded Victorian Senior of the Year for 2021

    The ECCV congratulates Cam Nguyen, Founder, CEO and Honorary Secretary of the Australian Vietnamese Women's Association, who was named Victorian 2021 Senior Australian of the Year and was a finalist in the Australian of the Year Awards. Cam is a former Board member of...

    ECCV COVID-19 Business Support Walks

    ECCV COVID-19 Business Support Walks

    In December 2020, ECCV’s Community Outreach team and WorkSafe Victoria spent four days conducting “COVID-19 Business Support Walks” to engage businesses along Sydney Road in Brunswick and Coburg. The project aimed to provide information and support to pandemic...

    Bruna Pasqua awarded Life Membership of the ECCV

    Bruna Pasqua awarded Life Membership of the ECCV

    Trailblazer is a word that Bruna Pasqua might not choose to describe herself, but her leadership across four decades in multicultural affairs certainly represents that. Awarded Life Membership at the ECCV’s Annual General Meeting on the 3rd December 2020, Bruna became...

    Get to know Athena Papadatos, ECCV CALD Disability Advocate

    Get to know Athena Papadatos, ECCV CALD Disability Advocate

    The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria has prioritised advocating for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse community members who live with a disability, and those who love and care for them. Guided by our vision, values, and mission for an equitable and cohesive...

    ECCV welcomes George Zangalis as a Life Member

    ECCV welcomes George Zangalis as a Life Member

    The Ethnic Communities' Council of Victoria (ECCV) is honoured to award Life Membership to George Zangalis, a founding figure in Ethnic Community Broadcasting in Australia. “I acknowledge and accept with deep appreciation and a sense of profound solidarity the honour...

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