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Love, in all its joyous, illogical, heart-breaking and tender glory. Developed in partnership with Heide Museum of Modern Art.

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A group of African girls wearing black singlets with different coloured skirts

Book Launch : Growing Up African in Australia

Join the editors and authors of Growing Up African In Australia at this very special afternoon at Melbourne’s Immigration Museum

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Voice For Change

Voice For Change is a community-focused music initiative developed by the Mushroom Group and supported by the State Government of Victoria

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Cultural Diversity Week

Cultural Diversity Week

Cultural Diversity Week, presented by the Victorian Multicultural Commission is the state's biggest celebration of our rich and evolving multicultural community.

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Young adults from the Indonesian community sitting outdoors smiling, laughing and taking photographs.

Indonesian Film Festival

Join us under the stars for a fresh film screening and perspective from the 14th annual Indonesian Film Festival.

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One Beat One Love

One Beat One Love

One Beat One Love showcases positive stories and talent from African communities across Melbourne.

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Primary School Short Film Competition

Watch the winning and shortlisted films from the Primary School Short Film Competition.

Mariam Issa holding a cane basket with produce in her garden

Grow, Gather, Share

A celebration of the diversity and history of gardening and food culture in Victoria.

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Greeting card - Adorkable

Wild Cards with Able and Game

Get creative and design a unique greeting card for your special someone with the help of local card aficionados Able and Game.

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Girl looking at orange flowers

School holiday activities

Join us in the garden these school holidays!

visitors viewing the Identity exhibition

Identity: yours, mine, ours

An exhibition about identity – who we are and who others think we are.

One of the exhibition spaces at Immigration Museum

Leaving Home

What would it take to make you leave your homeland and travel thousands of miles to another country?

Visitors speaking with a CSO officer

Highlights Tour

Take a journey through Immigration Museum and uncover stories of migration to Australia.

Visitors in a museum

Discovery Centre

A place to relax, talk to helpful staff, and research family and migration history.

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Immigrant Stories and Timeline

Immigration is about us all - those who were here and those who came.

Tribute Garden

Tribute Garden

The Tribute Garden is a public artwork that pays tribute to 7000 people who have made the journey to Victoria.

One of the exhibition spaces in the Immigration Museum

Getting In

More than 9 million people have migrated to Australia since 1788. Countless others have tried and failed.

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Customs Gallery

The story of Customs House, where officials controlled what – and who – could enter Victoria.


The Unending Absence

An audio series imagines the world of migration from an alternative point of view.