Council of Slovenian Organisations of Victoria Inc.

Svet slovenskih organizacij Viktorije ink.

CSOV was established on 30 September 1984. Five Slovenian social associations of Victoria are members of the Council. Four clubs are in Melbourne: Melbourne Club, Geelong Club, Jadran Club, and Planica Club. The fifth club is Sneznik in Albury-Wodonga. The presidents of these associations meet regularly for discussion, make decisions, scheduling of events, make arrangements for visiting representatives of Slovenian government and performers. They also cooperate in biennial festivals of Victoria.

Council of Slovenian Organisations of Victoria Australia Inc
P O Box 79 Rosanna, VIC 3084, Australia
Tel/Fax: +61 3 9459 2163
President: Stan Penca

Vice-President: Peter Mandelj OAM







Aleksandra Ceferin

Aleksandra Ceferin (M.A., B.A., Dip.Ed.) has introduced Slovenian language as a school subject in Australian school system and founded the Slovenian Teachers' Association of Victoria in 1976. She has extensive experience in language education: as teacher, lecturer, curriculum coordinator, course writer, language consultant and manager, VCE State Reviewer and Chief Examiner. Since 1998 she has been the President of ISSV and the manager and chief editor of its projects. Aleksandra visits Slovenian annually, establishing and maintaining contacts with Slovenia, and initiating exchanges and cooperation between organizations. In 2004 she was the recipient of the National Education Award of RS Slovenia.