2022 School Year begins! Were you There? (Lots of pictures inside classrooms)

Excited Parents Outside the Kinder rooms

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

School Administrator at  work

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.

30th October 2022 – Save the Date!

After a 2 year break, the CAV Gala Ball is back!  Whats more, this year is CAV’s 40th Anniversary, so we are celebrating 40 years of making positive change in the Chinese community here in Melbourne.

Lets exchange those Covid tracksuits and mocassins for Tuxedos and Ball gowns and show everyone that you still have what it takes!

But seriously, in addition to our achievements, lets celebrate the good friends that we have made in the CAV. The shared experiences and the old times.

In fact, if you send us your most memorable pictures with a short explanation, we will post it on the page following. The best one will win a bottle of wine and bragging rights.

Click here to find out more about the Ball.

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 2022 Executive Committee

CAV President's presentation to AGM

CAV Blog

The Latest News & Updates

June 2022 Bulletin

June 2022 Bulletin

Greetings to all CAV members. It’s been a while since we updated our members with what is happening at the CAV inside and outside. In this newsletter edition, I’d like to share with you some updates at the CAV. Our 2022 AGM was held in March with a “new” EXCO team...



NOTICE is hereby given that the 2022 Annual General Meeting will be held at the Chinese Association of Victoria, on Sunday, 20 March 2022 at 1330 hours. AGENDA Attendance Receive and adopt the Minutes of the previous Annual General Meeting. President’s Address. To...

Ramona Chua returns as Interim School Principal

Ramona Chua returns as Interim School Principal

Introducing our new principal: Ramona Chua Ramona is a foundation member of CAV. She is no stranger to CAV, as many members will recall. In 1982 when CAV first started the CAV Chinese School (The School), Ramona was one of the School Management Committee, together...

CAV TAI JI GROUP New Beginner Class

CAV TAI JI GROUP New Beginner Class

Learn Tai Ji The new beginner class will learn a set of stretching and breathing exercises and the basic Tai Ji steps. This will help learners to build their foundation in Tai Ji techniques and skills, preparing them for their learning of Tai Ji forms....

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!

Send a visit requestThe Chinese School

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