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.

CAV Blog

The Latest News & Updates

Nominations for Honorary Fellows is now closed. (Closed 31 Aug)

Nominations for Honorary Fellows is now closed. (Closed 31 Aug)

The CAV Honorary Fellowship is the highest award CAV can bestow upon a member for outstanding voluntary services to the Association and/or the Chinese community in Australia. The success of CAV is due to the support and commitment of many dedicated members. This was...

2023 Gala Gold Night

2023 Gala Gold Night

For discussions on Sponsorship, please give BC Tay or Christinia Chia a call.

Mid Year Dinner – 17 June 2023

Mid Year Dinner – 17 June 2023

Join us for a sparkling Mid Year Dinner The CAV Mid Year Dinner will be held in conjunction with the School Building Trust Fund's fund raising pledge. Its time to breakout from the living like a hermit - come out and meet old friends again. The theme is GLITTER, so...

CAV BDG Fundraising Dance night – 27th May 2023

CAV BDG Fundraising Dance night – 27th May 2023

Looking for a fun night? We're organising a night of fun at the CAV: Saturday 27th May 7:30pm - 10:00 pm $25 We will have the usual mix of sequence dancing, line dancing, rock and roll etc. Partners are not required. Just a desire to have a fun night with friends. A...

Notice of 2023 Annual General Meeting

Notice of 2023 Annual General Meeting

NOTICE is hereby given that the 2023 Annual General Meeting will be held at the Chinese Association of Victoria, on Sunday, 5 March 2023 at 1330 hours. AGENDA Attendance Receive and adopt the Minutes of the previous Annual General Meeting. President’s Address. To...

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!

Send a visit requestThe Chinese School