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Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania

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Level 2, 1A Anfield Street
Glenorchy, TAS 7010 Australia
0362210999 www.mrctas.org.au

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February 2018

Car Café

February 23 @10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until 06/04/18

Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street
Glenorchy, TAS 7010 Australia
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Do you need English to drive? Come along to Car Cafe and practise your English with us! Focus on cars and driving Have a cup of tea or coffee Work with volunteers on your English Contact Cloudia on (03) 6221 0999 or email driving@mrctas.org.au for more information. For an interpreter (TIS) call 131 450   Download the Car Café Flyer here

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Monday Drop-in

February 26 @10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until 02/04/18

Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street
Glenorchy, TAS 7010 Australia
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Come along to Monday Drop-in for one-on-one support. No appointments are necessary and interpreters are available if needed. Topics include: Learning to drive Form support Housing Medical Citizenship Legal issues Education Employment Migration Please call MRC Reception on 03 6221 0999 if you would like more information.

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Employment Check-in

February 26 @10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until 17/12/18

Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street
Glenorchy, TAS 7010 Australia
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People from a migrant or refugee background are invited to check in for help with employment during Monday Drop-in. Work together on your next step. You can be: Getting skills ready for work Looking for your first job Needing advice for a problem at work Planning steps to change jobs No appointment needed. For more information email settlement@mrctas.org.au or call Vatsal on 03 6221 0999. Call 131 450 for interpreter. Click here to download the Employment Check-in Flyer

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Wednesday Youth Drop-In

February 28 @3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until 19/12/18

Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street
Glenorchy, TAS 7010 Australia
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Come along to Youth Drop-in every Wednesday afternoon for support with: Homework English Driving information Forms (Centrelink and more!) No appointment needed! For more information please contact Sera and Johnathan on 03 6221 0999 or email youth@mrctas.org.au Click here to download the Youth Drop-in Flyer  

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Citizenship Group – English

February 28 @3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until 11/04/18

Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street
Glenorchy, TAS 7010 Australia
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Join us for help to study in English for the Citizenship Test. • Learn about citizenship • Learn how to apply • Prepare for the test When: Each Wednesday of School Term 1, 14 Feb – 11 April 03:30pm - 5:00pm Where: Migrant Resource Centre Level 2, 1a Anfield Street, Glenorchy Contact: Clarissa on 03 6221 0999 For an interpreter, contact TIS on 131 450 Click here to download the Citizenship Group - English Flyer

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March 2018

TRAINING: Working with people from a Refugee Background – Hobart

March 1 @9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on 12/04/18 at 12:30pm

Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street
Glenorchy, TAS 7010 Australia
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$120

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 through,…

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Thursday Migration Drop-In

March 1 @1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Thursday, repeating until 13/12/18

Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street
Glenorchy, TAS 7010 Australia
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At Migration Drop-in you can: Find out what migration support options you have Register for any MRC migration support that you are eligible for Find out what you need to get ready for a visa application No appointment needed! MRC Migration Advisor: Colin Maier MARN 1687867 Click here to download the Migration Drop-in Flyer    

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Citizenship Group – Farsi

March 1 @3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Thursday, repeating until 12/04/18

Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street
Glenorchy, TAS 7010 Australia
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Join us for help to study for the Citizenship Test with Farsi language support. • Learn about citizenship • Learn how to apply • Prepare for the test When: Each Thursday of School Term 1, 15 Feb – 12 April 03:30pm - 5:00pm Where: Migrant Resource Centre Level 2, 1a Anfield Street, Glenorchy Contact: Clarissa on 03 6221 0999. For an interpreter, contact TIS on 131 450 Click here to download the Citizenship Group – Fasrsi Flyer

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Starting your own Business – workshop

March 1 @5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street
Glenorchy, TAS 7010 Australia
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Suzi Watral from the Business Enterprise Centre will provide information about starting a business here in Tasmania. Choose your business structure, learn about tax and reporting, and find out how to get more support to start your business. This event is open to migrants from any background. This workshop is free of charge. Registration is essential. Please contact Scoutt to register and also to arrange an interpreter if required: swinter@mrctas.org.au or 03 6221 0999.   Click here to download the…

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Men’s Drop-in

March 6 @3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until 18/12/18

Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street
Glenorchy, TAS 7010 Australia
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*No appointment needed* Connect with other men who are also new to Australia. Come and enjoy conversation, share stories and have a cup of coffee or tea. There will be board games and musical instruments to use. There will also be excursions to interesting places around the Hobart area. When: Every second Tuesday from 3:30pm - 5:30pm Beginning Tuesday 6 March 2018 Where: Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street, Glenorchy Contact: Xavier on 0477 700 991, Glyn…

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TRAINING: Cultural Awareness – Hobart

March 8 @9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on 08/03/18 at 9:00am

One event on 12/04/18 at 9:00am

One event on 10/05/18 at 9:30am

One event on 28/06/18 at 9:00am

Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street
Glenorchy, TAS 7010 Australia
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$120

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 variations…

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TRAINING: Incidental Counselling – Hobart

March 8 @1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on 19/04/18 at 1:30pm

Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street
Glenorchy, TAS 7010 Australia
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$120

This workshop will provide participants with incidental counselling and other skills for handling difficult and distressing situations. This workshop provides an approach to working with people from a refugee and asylum seeker background in a range of settings. This 3 hour workshop will cover: Further examination of the impact of past trauma and current trauma Incidental counselling skills for a range of potential situations Emotional responses of workers and indications for practice Building good working relationships with traumatised clients Cross-cultural…

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TRAINING: SafeTALK – Hobart

March 22 @9:30 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on 24/05/18 at 9:30am

Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street
Glenorchy, TAS 7010 Australia
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$75

Phoenix Centre and LivingWorks Education present safeTALK workshop.     This 3.5 hour safeTALK workshop is for everyone who wants to help prevent suicide: front line workers, clergy, volunteers, parents, youth (age 15 and older), police officers, teachers, bicultural workers, interpreters or anyone who wants to learn suicide prevention skills. Participants will learn four basic steps to recognise persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them with appropriate resources. Most people with thoughts of suicide invite help but these opportunities…

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April 2018

TRAINING: Working with children from a Refugee Background – Hobart

April 19 @9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street
Glenorchy, TAS 7010 Australia
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$120

This Working with children from a Refugee Background workshop will provide participants with greater in-depth knowledge and understanding needed to work effectively with children and young people from a refugee like or asylum seeker background, or whose family members have lived experience of a refugee like background. This 4 hour workshop will cover: Australia’s part in the international refugee settlement programme experiences of children from a refugee background, both prior to arrival in Tasmania and during resettlement educational experiences prior…

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Starting your own Business – workshop

April 24 @5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street
Glenorchy, TAS 7010 Australia
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Suzi Watral from the Business Enterprise Centre will provide information about starting a business here in Tasmania. Choose your business structure, learn about tax and reporting, and find out how to get more support to start your business. This event is open to migrants from any background. This workshop is free of charge. Registration is essential. Please contact Scoutt to register and also to arrange an interpreter if required: swinter@mrctas.org.au or 03 6221 0999.   Click here to download the Starting your…

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