Eddie Micallef, the current Chairperson of Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV) is the co-host of the Arts and Science of Communication in Multicultural Victoria. ECCV is the peak policy and advocacy body representing diverse multicultural communities in Victoria.
Prior to serving as Chair of ECCV, Eddie served for two years as the Chairperson of ECCV’s Drugs Task Force and Convenor of ECCV’s Health Policy Sub-committee. He actively participates in other ECCV internal committees and is an active member on many external committees representing ECCV, such as the Health Services Review Council (Ministerial appointment), Board of Hepatitis Victoria and Australian Drug Foundation Advisory committee.
He served in the Victorian Parliament from March 1983-September 1999 during which he held numerous responsibilities covering Health, Industrial Relations, Work Cover and Multicultural Affairs.
Eddie has a background in Occupational Health, with more than 30 years’ experience in Community Health, where he supported policy and programs enabling culturally diverse communities to respond to the drug and alcohol challenge. He is currently a Director at Inner South Community Health Service.