News & Stories about ECCV activities and aspects of Multicultural Victoria

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...

ECCV and VMC Mental Health Forum

ECCV and VMC Mental Health Forum

ECCV and the Victorian Multicultural Commission (VMC) invite you to an online Mental Health Forum on Monday, 29 November to discuss how to best ensure  reforms to Victoria's mental health system are inclusive and responsive to the needs of our multicultural...

Speak My Language (Victoria): Living Well with Disability

Speak My Language (Victoria): Living Well with Disability

To mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities, ECCV held a special online event on 7 December 2021 to talk about living well with disability and launch the Speak My Language (Disability) Victorian podcasts. The event featured a panel discussion with Victorian...

Recognising and Respecting Carers

Recognising and Respecting Carers

Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV) has partnered with Carers Victoria to improve outcomes for carers from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds.  Funded through the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH), the Recognising and...

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...

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