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ECCV commends Victorian Government for Budget’s significant boost

  The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV) has commended the Victorian Government for the State Budget’s funding increase in a range of important programs and projects that will significantly impact ethnic and multicultural communities throughout

ECCV concerned about proposed closure of Dandenong Immigration

The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV) is concerned about the proposed closure of the Dandenong Immigration office and its potential impact on the local area, which has one of the highest migrant populations of any

ECCV concerned proposed citizenship changes may unfairly target

The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV) has expressed strong concern that the proposed changes to Australia’s citizenship laws may unfairly target some of the most vulnerable members our community, including refugees and new arrivals.  

ECCV calls on Fed Govt to implement independent

The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV) has urged the Federal Government to take up recommendations to implement independent labour market testing in the wake of scrapping of the 457 visa program.   ECCV Chairman, Eddie

ECCV welcomes Senate’s rejection of proposed changes to

The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV) has welcomed the Senate’s rejection of proposals to change the wording in Section 18C of the Racial Vilification Act, but says there is need for “ongoing vigilance on this

ECCV launches major discussion paper aimed at improving

The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV) has launched a major discussion paper Our Stories, Our Voices – Culturally diverse consumer perspectives on the role of accredited interpreters in Victoria’s health services, which has key recommendations

ECCV urges Victorian multicultural communities to lobby Fed

The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV) is strongly urging leaders and members of Victoria’s ethnic and multicultural communities to actively lobby the Federal Government to prevent proposed changes being made to Section 18C of the

ECCV encourages public comment on draft Australian Standard

The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV) is encouraging people from Victoria’s diverse ethnic and multicultural communities to provide public comment on the draft Australian Standard for Welcoming Cities. ECCV Chairperson, Eddie Micallef, said the draft

ECCV strongly supports Victorian Government’s newly launched multicultural

The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV) has come out in strong support of the Victorian Government’s multicultural policy statement that was launched on Sunday 19 February. ECCV Chairperson, Eddie Micallef, said ECCV congratulated and applauded

ECCV condemns attacks on ad featuring Muslim girls

The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV) has strongly condemned attacks on an ad featuring Muslim girls wearing hijabs – as part of an Australia Day 2017 electronic billboard promotion – as racist, ignorant and highly

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