Promoting Cultural Diversity and Harmony in Our Region

Welcome to BRMC

Ballarat Regional Multicultural Council Inc. (BRMC) is the peak multicultural agency in the Central Highlands Grampians Region (CHGR). There are 24 Cultural Associations/Groups plus numerous Individual and Associate members affiliated with BRMC.

Our mission is to work in partnership with other community organisations, Cultural Associations and members to actively promote multiculturalism, cultural diversity and the well-being of all migrant communities throughout the Region.

BRMC updates and information about coronavirus (COVID-19).
See coronavirus information in your language – translated resources for people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds.

BRMC connects and supports diverse communities to be safe and informed and to minimise the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Monday, 16 March 2020

A Message from Ballarat Regional Multicultural Council

Dear BRMC Members, Friends and Partners

We hope this message finds you well. The BRMC Team is getting in touch to advise you of our planning for COVID-19.

BRMC is committed to supporting the community and will take a responsible and informed approach to minimise the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19).

We are taking the advice of expert health authorities and Government and will regularly update our communication with you.

BRMC actions will include:

  • Providing information updates regularly to you
  • Postponing or cancelling planned public events and non-essential face-to face meetings
  • Implementing programs and services with changes in order to minimise risk
  • Introducing office practices for staff and visitors to ensure infection control
  • Practising social distancing to minimise face-to-face risk of infection

Monday, 23 March 2020

Our office is closed but we’re still working

The BRMC office is closed from 9am on Tuesday 24 March 2020 following the announcement from Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews of a Stage 1 shutdown of non-essential activities across the state.

BRMC will continue to operate and provide services as our staff work from home with excellent capacity to communicate online.
To get in touch with us please call 03 5383 0613 or email info@brmc.org.au.

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BRMC May Program and Service Update

Stepping Stones to Small Business The inaugural Ballarat Stepping Stones to Small Business Volunteer Mentor training and induction takes place as an online webinar on Thursday, 14 May from 11am…
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08/05/2020

Fresh Food Drop-Off at Ballarat Welcome Centre

Ballarat Refugee and Asylum Seeker Support Network (BRASSN) is gathering fresh food donations to assist households and families in need. Donations of fresh fruit and vegetables welcome:MONDAYS & TUESDAYS, 11AM…
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08/05/2020

Victorian Government Support for Multicultural Communities

MEDIA RELEASEMinister for Multicultural Affairs, Ms Ros Spence MP "Helping Multicultural Victorians Through Coronavirus" www.premier.vic.gov.au, 6 May 2020. The Victorian Government is supporting multicultural and multifaith families to ensure they…

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Thu 25

[CANCELLED] Language Cafe – June 2020

Thursday June 25th at 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Ballarat Regional Multicultural Council respectfully acknowledges the Wadawurrung and Dja Dja Wurrung people, their elders and community leaders, past, present and emerging
– traditional custodians of the land on which we live and work.

BRMC actively promotes intercultural and interfaith harmony. We help build inclusive and diverse communities and economies.
We work with members and partners to strengthen diversity and social cohesion in regional Victoria.

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