Languages and Multicultural Education Resource Centre (LMERC)

LMERC is a specialist resource centre for schools across all sectors.

LMERC has been providing services to Victorian teachers and other school staff for over twenty years. Each year up to 1000 teachers, educators and pre-service teachers borrow around 20,000 items. These include books, posters, CDs, DVDs, policy documents and realia (cultural artefacts). This service is available at no cost.

Library services

Information about the range of services available to educators at LMERC

The collection

The centre holds a collection of more than 30,000 resources in varied formats including books, posters, CDs, DVDs, policy documents and realia (cultural artefacts)

Online catalogue

The centre’s catalogue is available online. You can search the catalogue and manage loans, register for membership, create lists, and access the centre’s wikispace

Resource lists

Resource lists on various topics and useful links for educators in the areas of Multicultural Education, Languages and EAL

Publications for sale

Information about the Department’s publications in the areas of Languages, EAL and Multicultural Education


Each term LMERC staff produce a newsletter to inform teachers about new resources, book reviews, upcoming events and useful online resources


The centre collects materials in the following areas:

Map showing LMERC locationLocation and contact details


Ground Floor, Statewide Resources Centre
150 Palmerston Street
Carlton 3053 VIC


See the location on the map at right, or print:

Opening hours

Open all week days 9 am to 5 pm.

LMERC contact details