Welcome to Darebin Ethnic Communities Council

Serving the diverse communities of Darebin


  • DECC is a not-for-profit community organisation.

  • DECC gratefully acknowledges the financial contributions received in 2013-2014 from the Darebin City Council and the Victorian Multicultural Commission to assist with our operations.

  • DECC also seeks funding from various other sources to undertake specific projects or activities.

  • The Darebin Ethnic Communities Council (DECC) is the peak body for ethnic communities within the Darebin municipality in the State of Victoria. For close to thirty years, DECC has advocated on behalf of and represented the views and interests of Darebin’s culturally and linguistically diverse residents to all tiers of government.

  • DECC believes that multiculturalism and the social inclusion of culturally and linguistically diverse communities should permeate through all areas of civic life.

  • DECC believes that intercultural dialogue and collaboration is a strength of multicultural democracy and leads to respect and the achievement of human rights for all.