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

January 2023 Bulletin

January 2023 Bulletin

 Greetings to all CAV members. Here’s my overdue newsletter to give you updates on what has happened at CAV. In a roundabout way, that’s a good thing. We’ve been very busy with a lot of activities at every level – and nothing untoward has happened that needed me to...

CAV “Bak Kwa” (Long Yoke) Fundraising 2023

CAV “Bak Kwa” (Long Yoke) Fundraising 2023

Our fund raiser is back again this year! In 2020 I came across a new company in Melbourne that made Malaysian Style “Bak Kwa” (or in Cantonese, “Long Yoke”). Long story short, the company uses Australian pork and a Malaysian recipe to make the Bak Kwa.I had to try...

Karaoke Christmas Social – 10 December

Karaoke Christmas Social – 10 December

CAV Karaoke Christmas Social 8 Ashley Street, Wantirna VIC 3152   Admission by booking with Mimi: $22 per person Theme: Christmas   (Feel free to dress up in Christmas colours)  Programme 5:30pm Door opens for free coffee and tea 5:45 pm 1 hr Line Dancing (special...

Program (10th September)

Program (10th September)

SATURDAY, 10TH SEPTEMBERCULTURAL ACTIVITIES & FOOD FAIR 11AM - 6 PM, 8 ASHLEY ST, WANTIRNA VIC 3152 THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLICPROGRAM       Start      End Performance Children 11:00:00 am 11:15:00 am Welcome and Speech byCAV President Iwan Jusuf 11:15:00 am...

CAV Mooncake Store is now CLOSED

CAV Mooncake Store is now CLOSED

Gosh! Mooncakes are so expensive this year! Yup. Its crazy. The cost of Mooncakes is super high. We’re not sure if its due to materials costs, Covid or whatever. With this in mind, the CAV EXCO team set out to find suppliers of this delicacy from Malaysia and Hong...

Song & Dance Party (8th October) – SOLD OUT

Song & Dance Party (8th October) – SOLD OUT

Saturday 8th October 2022, 7-11 pm THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT Let SILVER ECHO entertain you. Dance to the rhythm of Cha Cha, Rumba, Jive, Twist, Rock & Roll, Line Dance with popular Cantonese, Mandarin and English songs. Venue: Chinese Association of Victoria 8...

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