Organisation

Ethnic Communities' Council of Victoria

Submission

ECCV response to the Victorian government’s consultations on the Gender Equality Bill – Exposure Draft

ECCV is pleased to provide this submission towards the development of the Victorian government’s Gender Equality Bill (Bill).
Policy report

'Falling through the cracks'

The consultation findings presented in this paper confirm that the inability to access mental health services in a timely and effective manner leads to increased disadvantage and disengagement for culturally diverse individuals who are already highly vulnerable in many cases.
Briefing paper

A conversation about community harmony

The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV) brought together representatives from a diverse range of culturally diverse, religious, and community groups. This is a summary of the facilitated conversation on the topic of community harmony.
Discussion paper

Our stories, our voices: culturally diverse consumer perspectives on the role of accredited interpreters in Victoria’s health services

In 2016, the Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV) Policy Advisory Committee on Health and Wellbeing (PACHW) discussed increasing concerns by health services and multicultural advocates regarding the low levels of awareness among culturally diverse communities about the role and engagement of accredited interpreters.
Briefing paper

Losing the plot: Do multicultural ghettos inside our film, TV and stage industries affect how culturally diverse communities see themselves?

ECCV is the peak policy advocacy organisation for ethnic and multicultural groups in Victoria and consults with communities when their voices are not heard in the policy process. In October 2016 ECCV consulted with culturally diverse actors, writers, directors and stage professionals in partnership with...