Formed in 1982, the Chinese Association of Victoria is the largest Chinese-Australian Association in Victoria and has a proud history.
From the five-acre club facility that it owns in Wantirna, the CAV conducts numerous activities including a weekend Chinese language school, Ballroom Dancing, Table Tennis, Tai Ji, and Karaoke for its 1000+ members. It is a registered Not-for-Profit charity organisation.
Come join our community! Aside from a myriad of weekly activities, come meet and interact with other people and make new friends. Bring your children along to our many cultural events, so they can learn something about their cultural heritage.
At the CAV AGM on 21 March 2021, the members returned incumbent CAV President Iwan Jusuf for a second term ithru 2021. Iwan brings most of his team from 2020 into the 2021 Exco with a few new members joining. The new team consists of 13 members with a roughly 50:50...
Our Mission & Vision
Promoting Chinese language, art, dance and music; and to preserve the Chinese Heritage
We encourage integration with Australian society, and actively support multiculturalism in Australia. The Chinese have a rich cultural heritage which we can share with other Australians and ethnic communities. We promote greater understanding and appreciation of the Chinese Community in Australia. At the same time we look after the Chinese welfare and cater to our special needs.
We play an active and positive role in affairs which fall into our Objectives.
The 2020 Executive Committee
CAV President's presentation to AGM
The Latest News & Updates
President’s report AGM 2021 Dear CAV Members, Last year, during my presidential campaign speech, I spoke about my “4R” Mission to Rebuild, Reconnect, Reach Out and Regenerate. I felt that we were weak in our business processes and infrastructure, and as an...
CAV is organising a Lunar New Year celebration on Sunday 21St February 2021 for the CAV school children and their immediate families. This is an outdoor, picnic style event and all attendees (students, parents and siblings) must register for the event. This is for us...
Dear Parents and Carers, We are very much looking forward to the start of our CAV Chinese School this year, with face to face teaching and learning in our comfortable classrooms. We would kindly remind you that this Saturday & Sunday 30/31 January, will be the...
I recently came across a new company in Melbourne that made Malaysian Style “Bak Kwa” (or in Cantonese, “Long Yoke”). Long story short, the company uses Australian pork and a Malaysian recipe to make the Bak Kwa.I had to try some, so I ordered a kilogram of Bak Kwa...
UPDATE: Photos available here. This year, our 2021 Year of the Ox, Yee Sang dinner will be hosted by the CAV EXCO on Saturday, 20th February 2021. It is a good opportunity to bring all CAV members together with their families and friends. This dinner is a popular...
As per the latest rulings, community facilities can now open, and the two‑square‑metre rule is the only limit on the number of people who can attend. No group limits apply. The Victorian Government has also introduced a new role – “COVID Marshall” to ensure that there...
Through singing, we can express our feelings as well as de-stress and have fun!Join us every first and third Sunday of the month
For all who love the convenient and brisk sport of table tennis: male and female, young and old, novices and champions.
Classes are conducted by Master Anthony Lun and assistant instructor Beng Law, and are structured to suit all ages and different skill levels.
Have a great time learning all the 5 Standard dances, namely, Modern Waltz, Tango, Slow Foxtrot, Quickstep and Viennese Waltz; as well as the 5 Latin-American dances: Samba, Cha Cha Cha, Rumba, Jive and Paso Doble. All levels catered for.