Multicultural Greens Victoria | Australian Greens

Multicultural Greens Victoria

Multicultural Greens Victoria promotes Greens policies for equality, builds diversity within the Greens membership and political representation.

We educate current Greens membership on cross cultural skills, community engagement and campaigning.

We campaign for equal opportunity and freedom from discrimination and racism for people of colour and diverse cultures and backgrounds.

We empower multicultural Greens to take up leadership positions in the Party and in electoral politics.

Multicultural Greens Victoria fully endorses and supports the Charter of the Victorian Greens. The Charter can also be downloaded in Arabic|Chinese|Greek|Italian|Turkish|Vietnamese

Our Goals


Diversity in Greens membership

Achieve a percentage of Greens multicultural membership that reflects the diversity of the Australian population


Creating Safe Spaces

Provide safe, comfortable spaces for people of colour and diverse backgrounds in which to meet, organise and campaign


Engaging Communities

Engage multicultural communities via social media and coordinate print media advertising at election time where funds are available


Empower Cross Cultural Greens

Provide cross cultural skills and resources, tools, strategies, support and advice to MPs and Greens branches on how to encourage multicultural members to attend meetings, and to reach out and engage local communities in the Party

Achievements

  • Run events and forums to build multicultural inclusion
  • Greens presence at multicultural festivals and events 
  • Supported Nina Springle MP's Public countering Racism Forum at Islamic Museum
  • Engaged diverse core members of the VMC working group 
  • Elected women of colour to office bearer positions 
  • Placed translated Greens election advertising in key multicultural print media publications 
  • Contributed to the setup of the Australian Greens National Multicultural Committee 
  • Supported First Nations Greens to speak at workshops and to set up a First Nations National group.
  • Ran Changing the Face of Parliament. Building First Peoples and Multicultural Greens Leadership Forum.