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October 2018

Digi Drop-in at the Glenorchy Library

October 26 @3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Friday, repeating until 14/12/18

Glenorchy Library, 4 Terry Street
Glenorchy, TAS 7010 Australia
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Learn about using computers - Digital literacy is for everyone Learn how to use email, MyGov, Centrelink accounts Online searches for housing, jobs, and services Explore tools for learning and daily life No appointment needed! For more information contact Clarissa on 6221 0999. For an interpreter (TIS) call 131 450 Presented in partnership with Glenorchy Library. You can ask for language support if needed. Download the flyer here

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Community Dinner

October 26 @6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on 26/10/18 at 6:00pm

Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street
Glenorchy, TAS 7010 Australia
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Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania is hosting a Community Dinner at our Glenorchy Office. The dinner aims to connect newly arrived and established community members and celebrate our diversity. It's a great chance to try food from other cultures and meet people in your local community.   WHAT TO BRING: It is a pot-luck Dinner, so bring a plate of food to share (drinks will be provided). Bring your friends and family too! There will be a small play space for children.…

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Hobart Community Legal Service at MRC Tas (by appointment)

October 31
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An event every month that begins at 12:00am on day Last of the month, repeating until 28/11/18

Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street
Glenorchy, TAS 7010 Australia
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Would talking with a lawyer help you? If you’re from a migrant and refugee background, you can talk to a lawyer from Hobart Community Legal Service at MRC Tas. By appointment on the last Wednesday of each month you can: Find out what the law is on different topics Talk to a lawyer about a legal problem Get advice or help for court Language support provided as needed. To book an appointment: Call Clarissa on (03) 6221 0999 For an…

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November 2018

Finding a Volunteer for Driving Lessons – Information Session

November 2 @11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:30am on day First of the month, repeating until 02/11/18

Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street
Glenorchy, TAS 7010 Australia
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Did you know MRC Tas has TWO cars for driving practice? Do you need a volunteer to help with driving? Come along to an information session to find out how to look for a driving volunteer. When: First Friday of each month 11:30am-12:30pm in English and language support available on request Where: Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street, Glenorchy Contact: Vatsal on (03) 6221 0999 or email driving@mrctas.org.au For an interpreter (TIS) call 131 450 To use…

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Working with people from a Refugee Background training – HOBART

November 8 @9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street
Glenorchy, TAS 7010 Australia
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The Working with people from a Refugee background workshop will provide participants with greater in-depth knowledge and understanding needed to work effectively with people from a refugee like or asylum seeker background.   This 4 hour workshop will cover: Australia’s part in the international refugee settlement programme A framework for understanding work with refugees and asylum seekers Experiences of people from a refugee background, both prior to arrival in Tasmania and during resettlement The link between what people have been…

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Working with CALD Youth training – LAUNCESTON

November 22 @9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Launceston Office: Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, 27 Paterson Street
Launceston, TAS 7250 Australia
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One in four Australian young people are from a refugee or migrant background. Their engagement as active citizens in Australian society has significant and long-term benefits for each young person, their families, communities, and a diverse and socially cohesive Australia. However, young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds often face particular challenges in accessing the support and opportunities they need. Their settlement needs are distinct from adults and they commonly face additional and more complex transitions than their Australian-born counterparts.…

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December 2018

Cultural Awareness Training – HOBART

December 6 @9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on 06/12/18 at 9:30am

Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street
Glenorchy, TAS 7010 Australia
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Cultural Awareness Training provides the foundational knowledge and understanding needed to work effectively with people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.   This 3 hour workshop will cover: the broad concepts of ‘culture’ and cultural awareness definitions and terms used in migration contexts immigration to Australia and Tasmania Tasmania’s current demographics, including diversity in languages and religions experiences of people subject to forced migration common refugee experiences prior to arrival in Australia basic definitions regarding trauma cross-cultural communication skills communication…

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Working with Interpreters – HOBART

December 6 @1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street
Glenorchy, TAS 7010 Australia
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The Working with Interpreters workshop will provide participants with greater understanding, knowledge and skills required to work with interpreters when providing services to people who do not speak English well or at all. This 2 hour workshop will cover: Overview of legislation and policy Resources and practice guides available Role of interpreters Role of clinician or service provider Accessing interpreter services Strategies for communication Case scenarios and role plays Culturally appropriate assessment and interview resources, and The Migrant Resource Centre…

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Cars, Driving and the Law

December 14 @10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on 28/09/18 at 10:00am

One event on 14/12/18 at 10:00am

Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street
Glenorchy, TAS 7010 Australia
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Learn about driving and ask Hobart Community Legal Service questions about driving laws. Learn about: accidents, car registration, speeding, buying and selling cars, rules about alcohol and driving, and more. Where: Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street, Glenorchy When: Last Friday of each school term from 10am – 11:30am Term 2: Friday 6 July Term 3: Friday 28 September Term 4: Friday 14 December Contact: Cloudia on (03) 6221 0999 or email driving@mrctas.org.au For an interpreter (TIS)…

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