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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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May 2018

Thursday Migration Drop-In

May 24 @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 – Tigrinya and Amharic

May 24 @3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Thursday, repeating until 05/07/18

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 Tigrinya and Amharic language support. • Learn about citizenship • Learn how to apply • Prepare for the test When: Each Thursday of School Term 2, 17 May – 5 July 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 – Tigrinya and Amharic…

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Car Café

May 25 @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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Harmony Through Music

May 25 @10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until 06/07/18

Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street
Glenorchy, TAS 7010 Australia
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Come along with your children and enjoy singing and movement play together. Children will learn new songs and meet new friends. When: Every Friday 10am–11am, starting 18th May until 6th July Where: MRC Tasmania, 1A Anfield St Glenorchy This group welcomes children 0-5 years and their parents Please contact Cate charding@mrctas.org.au or Glyn ghaines@mrctas.org.au or call 6221 0999 For an interpreter (TIS) call 131 450     Click here to download the Harmony Through Music flyer  

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Become a Learner Driver Mentor – Information Session

May 25 @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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Young Women’s Wellbeing Group (15-24 years old)

May 25 @2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Friday, repeating until 14/12/18

Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street
Glenorchy, TAS 7010 Australia
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Are you aged 15 - 24 years old? Come along to the young women's wellbeing group for fitness, wellbeing, friendship, self-care and FUN! For more information contact Sera Lalagavesi, MRC Youth Support Worker on (03) 6221 0999 or slalagavesi@mrctas.org.au   Click here to download the Young Women's Wellbeing Group Flyer  

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Monday Drop-in

May 28 @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.

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Employment Check-in

May 28 @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

May 29 @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)

May 30
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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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Wednesday Youth Drop-In

May 30 @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

May 30 @3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until 04/07/18

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 • Practise for the citizenship test • Learn about Australia • Practise your English These group sessions take place each Wednesday of School Term 2, 2 May - 4 July 2018 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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June 2018

Finding a Volunteer for Driving Lessons – Information Session

June 1 @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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TRAINING: Cultural Awareness – Hobart

June 28 @9:30 am - 12:30 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 9:30am

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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July 2018

Cars, Driving and the Law

July 6 @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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August 2018

Community Dinner

August 3 @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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