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2023 key dates

Our key dates to remember for 2023.

We are proud to celebrate Victoria’s multicultural communities through our annual program of awards and events.

Our awards program includes the Victorian Refugee Awards, Victorian Multicultural Honour Roll and the Victorian Multicultural Awards for Excellence. We also host the Multicultural Film Festival, now entering its fifth year.

Every year in March, we bring Cultural Diversity Week to all Victorians which begins with the Victorian Multicultural Gala Dinner.

Start planning your nominations and celebrations with our 2023 key dates, and look forward to the year ahead.

Victorian Refugee Awards

Nominations open 24 January 2023
Nominations close 14 March 2023
Awards ceremony 20 June 2023

Learn more about the Victorian Refugee Awards.

Multicultural Film Festival

Entries open 1 February 2023
Entries close 16 April 2023
Premier screening and awards ceremony 24 August 2023

Learn more about the Multicultural Film Festival.

Cultural Diversity Week

Dates 11 - 21 March 2023
Victorian Multicultural Gala Dinner 11 March 2023

Learn more about Cultural Diversity Week.

Victorian Multicultural Honour Roll

Nominations open 27 April 2023
Nominations close 22 June 2023
Ceremony October 2023

Learn more about the Victorian Multicultural Honour Roll.

Victorian Multicultural Awards for Excellence

Nominations open 10 July 2023
Nominations close 3 September 2023
Awards ceremony December 2023

Learn more about the Victorian Multicultural Awards for Excellence.

Reviewed 11 January 2023

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