The Chinese Association of Victoria

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.

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The Latest News & Updates

BDG – Dance to the Beat 25th Feb

BDG – Dance to the Beat 25th Feb

Date: Sunday, 25th February 2024, 7:30 pm – 8:15 pm - Workshop 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm - Social   Place: CAV, 8 Ashley St, Wantirna Cost: $ 15.00 pp (BDG members: $ 10.00)   Coffee, tea and snacks provided, BYO drinks Enquiries: Alfred – 0411 041 200  ...

Learn to Dance with SDG

Learn to Dance with SDG

Want to dance and have a good time with other fun loving people? Or perhaps just wanting to look good on the dance floor? The Social Dance Group has exactly what you need! Our two teachers will teach Ballroom, Latin, Rock and Roll, and various social dances. Our...

Wine Tasting Lessons are back! (Sun 26th November)

Wine Tasting Lessons are back! (Sun 26th November)

Places are limited and going fast... We have managed to get master winemaker Mark Hunter, of Sanguine wines in Heathcote to come to talk to us about Wine appreciation again. Sanguine wines is a Halliday Wine Companion 2023 TOP 5 star rated winery, placing it in the...

2023 Mooncake Sale

2023 Mooncake Sale

Mmm..... MOONCAKES! The CAV specially priced mooncakes are here again. We have a range of mooncakes from just plain lotus paste to low sugar and durian flavoured ones! [with or without salted eggs]. Prices range from $25 for white lotus paste to $45 for Durian (Musang...

CAV Gala Ball – Were you there?

CAV Gala Ball – Were you there?

Check out the photos here. The hottest ticket in town brought together members and guests of the CAV for an evening of Chinese culture, fine dining and entertainment. "We come together in unity as a community to support each other, celebrate our diversity and...

CAV Karaoke Fund Raiser (7 Oct)

CAV Karaoke Fund Raiser (7 Oct)

Join us for a fun night with Live music by Johnny Von; ballroom and singing performances; sequence and line dancing; Karaoke by advance booking only. Contact Mimi Leung 0421 620 815 for tickets. $40 pp - meal, coffee & tea provided.

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 2023 Executive Committee

2022/3 CAV President's presentation to AGM

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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