CAV's New School Buildings Officially Opened

VIPs Ribbon Cutting

Standing L-R: Shirley Teh, Frank Chew OAM, Iwan Jusof, Rob Jackson (MP). Cr Marcia Timmers-Leitch (Knox Dy Mayor)

Bright and Colourful Kinder and Prep

Bright and Lively colours to promote imagination as well as vocabulary

Connect Hub - for Admin and Parents

A Waiting area for parents with wifi, sofas, reading materials and a vending machine for beverages and snacks

Connect Hub - for Admin and Parents

A Waiting area for parents with wifi, sofas, reading materials and a vending machine for beverages and snacks

New Classrooms

Two Large New Classrooms to help in the expansion of classes for the school

More photos and behind the scenes activities here.

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.

Get Involved

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.

CAV ZOOM Presentations

CAV ZOOM Presentations

CAV FREE Online ZOOM Presentations Yoga   Chinese Medicine Tips     Diet and Nutrition       Beginners Chinese for Adults         Pilates Stretch    And more.... Starting in July 2021 and Open to everyone. Hi everyone, I’m pleased to announce a new experimental...

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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 2021 Executive Committee

CAV President's presentation to AGM

CAV Blog

The Latest News & Updates

Chinese Topical Conversations

Chinese Topical Conversations

Say “Hello” to your Chinese Friends China has some beautiful landscapes which are well-known all over the world, so let's learn some phrases that you may use if you travel to China to enjoy those spectacular views. Many Chinese goods are of high quality and...

Covid-19 Vaccination without a Medicare Card

Covid-19 Vaccination without a Medicare Card

  No Medicare Card?  No problem. No valid visa?  No problem. Don't want to give your address?  No problem.   This does not prevent you accessing Covid vaccination. You do not have to have a Medicare card and if you have no fixed address this is not an issue....

Cooking Meals for Australians who are having a hard time

Cooking Meals for Australians who are having a hard time

CAV is lending its kitchen to The Food Affectionist (Lillie Giang) who is spearheading an initiative to help out those who are doing it tough because of Covid and natural disasters in Victoria. With donated food from Outer East Foodshare, Foodbank Victoria, SecondBite...

Community Updates/Requests

National Mental Health Month

Mental Health Foundation Australia (MHFA) runs free, non - judgmental peer to peer mental health support groups. Support Group is a place where you have the opportunity to listen, share, express feelings, talk about struggles and learn strategies for dealing with day...

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CAV Subgroups


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

Table Tennis

For all who love the convenient and brisk sport of table tennis: male and female, young and old, novices and champions.

Tai Ji

Classes are conducted by Master Anthony Lun and assistant instructor Beng Law, and are structured to suit all ages and different skill levels.

Ballroom Dance

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.

The Chinese School

If you or your children wish to learn Chinese language and experience Chinese tradition and culture, come and enrol at the CAV Chinese Language School!

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Next Steps

Meet like minded people

Weekly Activity Groups

Chinese Zhong Festival

Community Events

Gala Balls

Mooncake Festival

Passing on our culture

Mid Year Dinners

Chinese New Year events