Become a Member

Our membership base is broad and diverse. It is open to both organisations with an ethnic or multicultural focus, and organisations with an interest in such areas. Our membership is also open to individuals who support the work we do.

Member benefits include:

  • becoming an official supporter of Victorian ethnic and multicultural policy advocacy
  • A  member-only subscription to ECCV’s monthly Member eNews, featuring the latest sector news and key resources
  • eligible voting rights at the election of ECCV board (one vote per ordinary organisation membership)
  • eligibility to nominate for and stand on ECCV board
  • eligibility to nominate for and stand on ECCV committees
  • eligibility to nominate others and be nominated for Life Membership
  • Access to ECCV newsletters and policy publications
  • Promote your events, campaigns, projects and research among a network of over 3,000 ECCV members and stakeholders
  • Discounted registration fees to the biennial ECCV State Conference and other ECCV major events, including FECCA 2022
  • Partnership opportunities
  • Priority access to ECCV events
  • AGM invitation

To become a member, complete an online application form or download a membership application form and email the completed form to

For any membership enquiries, please email

Life Membership

ECCV Life Membership Awards are recognition for outstanding contributions to the values and objectives of the ECCV.  Life Membership is an honour bestowed upon organisations or individuals’ to express gratitude for their service to our communities.

Nominations should include a summary of the nominee’s activities and achievements associated with the objectives of the ECCV, including the length of time of their contribution.

Nominations should be completed using the Award Nomination Form and emailed to

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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 

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Ethnic Communities' Council of Victoria
Suite 101, 398 Sydney Road,
Coburg VIC 3058
Phone: (03) 9354 9555