ECCV Events Calendar

Multicultural Disability Forum: Living with COVID-19

What does it mean to have a disability for people from culturally diverse communities while living in a COVID-19 environment? Multicultural Disability Forum: Living with COVID-19, held by the ECCV Statewide Disability Network, will bring together a range of speakers, including experts with lived experience from culturally diverse backgrounds and disability sector organisations to address the […]

Speak My Language (Victoria): Living Well with Disability

To mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities, ECCV is holding a special online event on 7 December to talk about living well with disability and launch the first of the Victorian Speak My Language (Disability) podcasts. Join us at 10:30am for a panel discussion with Victorian Speak My Language (SML) ‘storytellers’ and ‘travellers’, discussing their […]

Member Forum: 2022 State Election Platform

Have your say on priorities for this year's state election We are pleased to invite you to a special Member Forum to discuss and develop ECCV's advocacy priorities in the lead-up to the 2022 Victorian state election. We would like to hear from our members about the issues that matter most to your communities to […]

Cultural Diversity Week 2022

ECCV is proud to support Cultural Diversity Week 2022. Every year in March, Cultural Diversity Week bring Victorians together to celebrate the colourful sounds, sights, movements and tastes of the state's rich multicultural communities. Cultural Diversity Week invites us to reconnect, share and express ourselves creatively through this year’s theme; ‘Connecting Through Culture’. The United […]

ECCV Annual General Meeting 2022

ECCV's Annual General Meeting (AGM) is being held on Thursday 24 March 2022 at the Maltese Community Council of Victoria in Parkville. We are delighted to have Victorian Emergency Management Commissioner, Andrew Crisp, as our guest speaker. Andrew has supported the establishment of the Multicultural Emergency Management Partnership, which is strengthening relationships between multicultural leaders […]

How to Apply for Carer Support and Respite Grants

ECCV is holding an Information Session for multicultural organisations interested in applying for the new round of Carer Support and Respite Grants from the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH). The session will provide an overview of the two grants on offer and an opportunity to ask questions of DFFH staff. The Information session […]

Disability Service Navigation Workshop

Do you need help to access disability support? ECCV is holding an online workshop to help you understand the Disability Gateway, MiAccess, and Disability Liaison Officer program. We will hear from the following speakers at the workshop: Lizzie Castles Statewide Coordinator, Victorian Disability Liaison Officer program Mackenzie Small, Partnership Specialist & Misha Stemper, Partnership Coordinator at […]

COVID-19 Information Session for Hume residents

We invite all community members living in the Hume City Council catchment, including parents, grandparents and caregivers of children aged 5-11, to join ECCV and Hume City Council for a free information session o nhow to protect yourself and your loved ones from COVID-19. Mohamed Mohideen, the Head of Priority Communities Engagement at the Victorian […]

Forum: Mental Health Impacts of COVID-19 on People with Disability

We are excited to invite you to a special online forum next Tuesday, 24 May to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the mental health and wellbeing of people with disability from migrant and refugee communities. Organised by ECCV's Statewide Disability Network, the forum will bring together disability advocates, mental health specialists, as well as […]

FECCA 2022: Advancing Multicultural Australia Conference

ECCV and The Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia (FECCA) are hosting the biennial FECCA conference, Advancing Multicultural Australia, which has been postponed to 16-17 June 2022 due to concerns about current COVID-19 outbreaks across the nation. Early bird and the deadline for scholarship applications have been extended to 31 March. We look forward to welcoming […]