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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

August 2018

Wednesday Youth Drop-In

August 22 @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 Test Practice Group – English

August 22 @3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until 26/09/18

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 • Practice for the citizenship test • Learn about Australia • Practice your English These group sessions take place each Wednesday - 22nd August - 26th September, 3:30pm-5pm For more information, please contact Clarissa on 03 6221 0999 For an interpreter, contact TIS on 131 450 Click here to view the Citizenship test practice group flyer  

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Thursday Migration Drop-In

August 23 @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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Car Café

August 24 @10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until 14/12/18

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

August 27 @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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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. Click here to download the Monday Drop-in Flyer  

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Employment Check-in

August 27 @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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Men’s Drop-in

August 28 @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: Glyn on 0411 826 305 or Thir…

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Hobart Community Legal Service at MRC Tas (by appointment)

August 29
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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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Cultural Awareness Training – HOBART

August 30 @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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Incidental Counselling – HOBART

August 30 @1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street
Glenorchy, TAS 7010 Australia
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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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Become a Learner Driver Mentor – Information Session

August 31 @12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Last of the month, repeating until 30/11/18

Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street
Glenorchy, TAS 7010 Australia
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Do you have 2 hours a week? Become a Learner Driver Mentor! MRC Tas has 2 duel controlled cars, fully insured and we provide petrol too! Learner Driver Mentors provide on-road driving sessions to learner drivers eligible for the L1 or L2 program using their time, ongoing knowledge and skill development, and the dual controlled MRC Tas learner cars. Learner Driver Mentors work as a team directed by a program coordinator, in collaboration with a driving instructor, and driving assessors.…

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September 2018

Finding a Volunteer for Driving Lessons – Information Session

September 7 @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: Cloudia on (03) 6221 0999 or email driving@mrctas.org.au For an interpreter (TIS) call 131 450 To use…

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Cars, Driving and the Law

September 28 @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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October 2018

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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November 2018

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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December 2018

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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