Media Releases

     

    2020

    August

    Lack of coordination with Victoria’s multicultural expertise may have hampered COVID-19 response

    July

    Making Sense of the ‘New Normal’: Impacts of COVID-19 on mental health, employment, social cohesion in ECCV’s member community

    ECCV calls for greater coordination with community-led responses to COVID-19 restrictions and reiterates its call for a CALD Taskforce

    June

    Meet Athena Papadatos, Disability Advocate for CALD Communities at the ECCV

    The spread of coronavirus has nothing to do with ethnicity

    Refugee Week 2020: Let’s show leadership in bringing people together

    May

    ECCV joins with leading organisations to address racism and promote social cohesion in Victoria

    ECCV welcomes additional support for multicultural communities impacted by COVID-19 and seeks a greater community response to racism

    April

    ECCV signs the Victorian Multicultural CEO Network Open Letter to the Crisis Council of Cabinet on COVID-19

    ECCV urges the Australian Government to support temporary migrants during the COVID-19 crisis

    ECCV welcomes George Zangalis as a Life Member 

    March

    Let’s Stand Together: Social cohesion and community action needed now more than ever

    February

    ECCV pledges support to one of the oldest migrant communities in the country and condemns vilification of the Chinese community

    ECCV welcomes funding announcement from the State Minister for Multicultural Affairs

    2019

    December

    ECCV’s anti-racism campaign launch led by an important conversation on challenges and solutions

    ECCV welcomes community leader and former state MP Eddie Micallef as new Chairperson

    October

    ECCV launches Gambling Harm Awareness Week Digital Campaign.

    September

    Professor Marcia Langton AM to deliver annual oration honouring Walter Lippmann

    ECCV forges a strong relationship with Immigration Museum to ensure a strong and representative community voice remains a priority for Museums Victoria

    August

    ECCV welcomes the appointment of the Victorian Multicultural Commission Chairperson

    June

    ECCV presents unique film which highlights personal stories, hardships and successes of refugees

    ECCV says more needs to be done to tackle gambling harm in CALD communities

    May

    ECCV says more needs to be done to tackle gambling harm in CALD communities

    ECCV commends the Andrews Labor Government on Increased Budget Spend for a successful Multicultural Victoria

    ECCV urges Morrison Government to demonstrate zero tolerance of racism and hate speech

    ECCV says political parties need to promote a ‘fairer’ migration program

    ‘Citizenship’, ‘Islamophobia’, ‘Social Cohesion’, are poignant themes, which emerged at the recent community forum hosted by the ECCV in the lead up to the Federal election

    ECCV urges voters to assess multicultural policies of parties during election

    April

    ECCV urges Federal Government to do more to help pensioners as a high priority

    ECCV congratulates Victorian Government on three-year anniversary of Family Violence reform

    January 

    ECCV salutes Victoria Police efforts to eliminate anti-social behaviour 

    2018 

    November

    ECCV 2018 STATE CONFERENCE REGISTRATIONS NOW

    January

    AFRICAN AUSTRALIANS ARE EVERYDAY AUSTRALIANS

    2017

    December 

    Mayor of Whittlesea City Council, Cr. Kris Pavlidis is the new ECCV Chairperson

    November 

    Multicultural communities hold diverse views, just as other communities do

    Section 44 deters almost half of Australians from participating in federal politics

    October 

    ECCV applauds the rejection of the proposed citizenship bill

    September 

    ECCV encourages multicultural Victorians to vote YES for marriage equality

    August 

    ECCV pleased with Senate’s reaction to Senator Pauline Hanson burqa question time stunt

    July 

    More Resources needed to combat the Hepatitis epidemic within Victoria’s diverse communities

    ECCV reflects on the Islamophobia in Australia Report 2017

    June 

    Fact, Australia is the most ethnically diverse country in the world

    ECCV response to proposed citizenship changes

    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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