NEMA Programs

Through the hard work and dedication of our volunteers, NEMA is able to offer a number of programs to the CALD (Culturally and Linguistically Diverse) Community. 

The Cultural Cottage is at 3 The Close Wangaratta. Hours of business. 9am to 5pm Monday to Wednesday. 

Call for details on (03) 57212090


7-8pm  Basic English classes at the Benalla Library. For further information, phone 57212090


9 am Multicultural walking group. Meet at the cultural cottage. 

From 9am. IT lessons at the Cultural Cottage. Book a one hour lesson. Bring your own smart phone, tablet, I pad or personal computer or use our computer. English tutoring and Citizenship study at the Cultural Cottage, all levels from basic to advanced. Also assistance in tertiery studies.

*NEW*     4-5pm Multicultural Youth Group.

Come along to the Cultural Cottage and have some fun with others, participate in activities of your choice and help us plan future events. Snacks Provided.


9am to 11am

Basic English Classes in Bright at the U3A Club room. For further information phone 57212090

10 am

Multicultural Playgroup.

Dutch Connections Beechworth.

Meet for morning cuppa at the Beechworth pantry. 10.30 am. Second tuesday of the month.* Note- NO MEETING IN JULY* Next meeting 13th August.

Bright Multicultural Social Group.

Meet at Bright at 12 noon. First  Wednesday or Thursday of the month, call us for details.

Mansfield and Bonnie Doon Monthly Multicultural Meeting

Held at MACE 6pm 2nd Tuesday in the month. Bring a plate of food to share. Info call Miriam on 57762325 *NOTE- NO MEETING THIS MONTH DUE TO WEATHER*

Mount Beauty Multicultural Group.

Meet at Mount Beauty Neighbourhood centre, Rose Garden Community Cafe at 12 noon. Various Friday of every second month.

Lunch prices vary. See monthly newsletter for updates.

Midweek Break Wangaratta.

Meet at the cultural cottage 2pm. 3rd Wednesday of the month. Come and enjoy the fun and laughter with old friends and meet some new ones. 

Monthly Craft Group Wangaratta.

Join us at the Cultural Cottage 2pm. 4th Wednesday of the month. 


The Voice of Multiculturalism
in North East Victoria

  • Alpine Shire
  • Benalla Rural City
  • Indigo Shire
  • Mansfield Shire
  • Rural City of Wangaratta