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史賓威亞裔工商協會於1989年成立,是一個非牟利、以華人為主的亞裔工商社團 ,史賓威位處墨爾本東南區28公里,是來自越南、柬埔寨三地的印支各族聚居區。本會宗旨是加強本區亞裔各族工商業者的聯合,為繁榮當地經濟、各族裔間文化交流及廣大居民和工商業界的交往作出貢獻。


Springvale Asian Business Association Victorian Multicultral Commission Ambassador Award Achiever

The Springvale Asian Business Association Inc is a not for profit community organisation formed by mostly traders of Asian background in Springvale. It is an organisation that provides networking for local businesses and traders, day to day and topical issues liaison between Greater Dandenong Council and traders regarding economic development, streetscape, local by laws, food safety, COVIDsafe, training and drug awareness.

The organization is well known and respected in the community and fosters a positive family and culturally diverse community. SABA was nominated to receive the Victorian Multicultural Commission Ambassador Awardd in 2005 for their year round services to the business and community members in the Springvale area. In particular, SABA dedicates endless time, effort and energy in organizing the Springvale Lunar New Year Festival. SABA has been established since 1987 and has been holding its Springvale Lunar New Year Festival from 1993 to maintain the tradition of celebrating the Lunar New Year for the Chinese, Vietnamese, Cambodian  and other Asian community. Organised by passionate committee members and volunteers, the festival is an exciting and significant event on the Asian calendar and also within the larger community area. Over 70,000 people attended last year’s event and the event grows bigger and better every year. This is an important event that increases cultural awareness in the community by bringing the whole community together to share and enjoy the cultural traditions and positive atmosphere.


The festival is a great family day that offers non-stop cultural and folk dance performances on stage, diverse food experiences, calligraphy, chess, craft stores, amusement rides and other entertainment. The stage performances offer an opportunity for performers of any age to exhibit their wonderful craft to the public. The performances become more varied from year to year ranging from the traditional Lion Dancing, Martial Arts Demonstration, Folk Dancing and Chinese Opera to Hip Hop Dancing, Fashion Parades, Police Band, Japanese drummers and singers and bands from a variety of nationalities. All community members from any background or nationality benefit from a great day of celebrations and cultural experiences, and local traders benefit from elevated business


SABA’s services include liaison with government departments, local Council, local Chinese/Vietnamese/Cambodian community and other community groups. The Springvale Lunar New Year Festival in particular has raised the profile of the Springvale community and increased economic activities for local businesses. SABA’s role in the community also includes annual applications to Council for infrastructure improvement works. These include recent projects such as the development of the Gateway Pagodas in the Springvale Shopping District, which aims to improve Springvale’s image as a friendly and culturally diverse area.

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About Springvale, Victoria

Springvale (Bunurong) is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 22 km southeast of the Melbourne central business district. Its local government area is the City of Greater Dandenong. At the 2016 census, Springvale had a population of 21,714.

Springvale is a large suburb occupying 11.2 km2, bounded by Westall Road to the west, Princes Highway and Police Road to the north, the Springvale Crematorium and Corrigan Road to the northeast, Heatherton Road to the south and Lawn Road to the southeast. Springvale is linked to the Melbourne CBD by Monash Freeway via the Ferntree Gully Road exit to the suburb’s northwest.

During the 1970s and 1980s, many Vietnamese people moved to Springvale as a result of displacement during the events in the Vietnam War. Today, they make up the largest ethnic group in the area and Springvale is renown for its Vietnamese shops, Asian food, markets, and community. Nonetheless, Springvale is one of the most diverse suburbs in Australia.

Springvale was once a city in its own right, but a local government boundary reshuffle in December 1994, saw part of the municipality amalgamated into the City of Greater Dandenong and the rest merged into the new City of Kingston.

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