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. 


 **** Please note *** Many Programs are on hold due to the covid 19 restrictions.

Call for details on (03) 57212090


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


Wangaratta - Cultural Cottage

From 9am. IT lessons at the . Book a one hour lesson. Bring your own smart phone, tablet, I pad or personal computer or use our computer.

From 9 am Citizenship study Learn the questions and do practice tests. English tutoring  -  all levels from basic to advanced. Also assistance in tertiary studies.


10 am English lessons at the Myrtleford Neighbourhood Centre


9.30am to 11.30am  Basic English Classes at the U3A Club room. 

4.00pm - 6.00pm . Basic English classes at Bright Library


10.00 am Multicultural Playgroup at the Cultural Cottage.

10.00 am Discover Australian Culture at the Cultural Cottage


10 am Mansfield English lessons at MACE


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 

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. 

Multicultural Youth Group 

 4-5pm .  at the Cultural Cottage.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.

The Voice of Multiculturalism
in North East Victoria

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