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.

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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

Free Public VCE Chinese Language Seminar 29th Aug 2021

Free Public VCE Chinese Language Seminar 29th Aug 2021

Are you interested in the VCE Chinese and Chinese examinations? You are warmly welcome to the VCE Chinese Seminar to get the information you need to prepare for these examinations. Presenter: Dr Ruilan Yuan, Principal of the CAV Chinese School and writer of Chinese...

Celebrate Dragon Boat Festival with the Chinese Museum

Celebrate Dragon Boat Festival with the Chinese Museum

The Museum of Chinese Australian History invites you to a Free Open Day with special Dragon Boat Festivities The fifth day of the fifth month of the lunar calendar is the Dragon Boat Festival, a day to remember the patriotic poet Qu Yuan. Join them FREE on Sunday 27th...

Parents Information Session

Parents Information Session

NOTE: EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO COVID LOCKDOWNProblems, Scores and  Discipline. What can parents do? Rebecca Wu, a prominent parent tutor will be at the CAV on Sunday 22nd August 2021 to talk about some common issues among parents. Key questions include:...

CAV 2021 May Bulletin Released

CAV 2021 May Bulletin Released

Firstly, a recap of what happened since our last newsletter in early December 2020. In December 2020, the COVID restrictions began to be eased and we held luncheons with: sub-group leaders to provide updates and to discuss EXCO’s plans and the plans of each subgroup...

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CAV Subgroups

Karaoke

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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Weekly Activity Groups

Chinese Zhong Festival

Community Events

Gala Balls

Mooncake Festival

Passing on our culture

Mid Year Dinners

Chinese New Year events

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