For our local multicultural communities

Manningham is a vibrant and diverse community with people of all cultures and backgrounds. We have a proud history of a multicultural community living, working and celebrating together.

Here you will find more information on what makes Manningham a multicultural community and how you can get involved.

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Diversity and Social Inclusion 

Diversity and social inclusion is important to us. We consider the human rights, values and needs of our diverse communities.

Migrant and Refugee Welcome Zone

We are proud to declare our commitment to welcoming refugees and migrants into the community. We celebrate the opportunity to enhance the cultural and religious diversity of our community.

Community Learning Centres

Community learning centres encourages members of the community to participate in local activities, learning and education. They play an important part in strengthening local communities and we support such centres by providing funding and facilities.

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Welcoming Cities

As part of the Welcoming Cities initiative, we want to build an Australia that is welcoming and inclusive to everyone. By building benchmarks for cultural diversity and inclusion, we are taking steps to being more welcoming to everyone in the community.

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Australian Citizenship Ceremonies

Becoming an Australian citizen represents a commitment to Australia and its people. Applicants for Australian Citizenship Ceremonies will generally receive an invite to attend within three to six months from the date of their application approval. You will receive a written invitation to your ceremony from the Department of Home Affairs. 

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Get information in your language

We have interpreter services in multiple languages. Choose the way you want to communicate with us.

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Want to stay up to date with inclusive activities and opportunities?

Our bi-monthly Community Strengthening e-newsletter aims to build resilient and vibrant communities by keeping you informed about programs, services, council projects, opportunities and important news for local community groups and organisations. 

Do you need to receive the e-newsletter in another format? Contact us on 9840 9333 or email

English language classes

We have several English language classes locally where you can learn and practice your English skills. You can get classes at:

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