The Mexican Social and Cultural Association of Victoria Inc., known as MexVic, is a not-for-profit organization established in 2004.
MexVic’s mission is to promote and increase knowledge and appreciation of Mexican culture and traditions between Mexicans and people living in Victoria, and create opportunities for social, cultural and economic integration between Mexicans in the Australian context.
Our vision is to be the main institution that:
The values that guide us:
MexVic is run by a group of passionate and committed volunteers and is supported by many members of the community and friends of Mexico.
The association was originally founded in 1998 under the name of Club Mexbourne by a group of enthusiastic Mexican migrants. Through time the club’s aims and plans became more ambitious, and thus a formally incorporated association better fulfilled its purpose. In 2004 MexVic was legally established.
Since its establishment, MexVic has:
In 2011, the Mexican-born (permanent) population in Australia was only 3,151 and 881 living in Victoria.
These infographics will tell you a little bit about Mexicans living in Victoria, but if you want to know more download: Victorian Community Profiles 2011 – Mexico born