Community ‘taste the world’ during Seniors Week

Community members from many different backgrounds came together at the Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania (MRC Tas) office in Glenorchy during Seniors Week to enjoy a ‘Taste the Word’ cultural feast. The event provided an opportunity for MRC Tas Aged Care clients to enjoy a fun and social event, as well as a chance for the wider community to learn about and embrace ...

Showcasing diversity in Arts in Tasmania

“If we had even the faintest of doubts whether our art would be accepted in Tasmania, it vanished when we became a part of Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania’s Inspire program. Not only did we get to showcase Indian dance forms across various platforms and events, we also received love, encouragement and complete support. Everywhere that we have performed, spoken on radio ...

Expressing solidarity with, and support for, the victims of torture

The United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture – is held annually on 26 June to speak out against the crime of torture and to honour and support victims and survivors throughout the world. Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania’s Phoenix Centre observes this day annually to acknowledge the survivors of torture and trauma. This year the Phoenix Centre’s Suicide Prevention Program ...

Refugee Week 2018 – What are our clients passionate about?

Refugee Week celebrates the valuable contribution refugees make to Australian society. To highlight Refugee Week 2018 we asked some of our clients to share their passion with us. “My passion is about three things; gardening plants, parks, wildlife and animals. Also, I like teaching people, it is one thing I’m most passionate about, besides learning what I’ve learnt, it’s actually ...

Media Alert – Launch of Multicultural Youth Tasmania (MYT) program and website

Media Alert Launch of Multicultural Youth Tasmania Inspiring and supporting culturally diverse youth to reach their full potential 19/06/2018   What:  Launch of Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania Multicultural Youth Tasmania (MYT) program and website Event details: Wednesday 20th June, 2:30pm-3:30pm at Cresswell-Beakley Stand, KGV Sports and Community Centre, 1A Anfield Street Glenorchy Tas 7010 Activities: Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania (MRC Tas) ...

MY Step into Work – invitation to provide placement

Multicultural Youth Tasmania (MYT), a program of Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania (MRC Tas), is excited to announce the launch of the ‘Multicultural Youth (MY) Step into Work’ program. MY Step into Work is funded by the Scanlon Foundation and offers work experience opportunities that support young people to develop skills in their chosen career. MY Step into Work aims to ...

Hear our voices – A women’s gathering

Hear Our Voices - a Women's Gathering was held earlier this month, where women from different multicultural background within the local community joined together in a safe space to share stories, music, dance and food at the Moonah Arts Centre in Hobart. The day unfolded with a welcome to country, sharing of stories, informal workshop discussions which allowed women to explore topics ...

Bringing unique flavours to Hobart

During May 2018, MRC Tas held three market stalls and a showcase event to test the viability of a Food Social Enterprise. MRC Tas supported local migrants to sell their traditional cuisine at Hobart's Farm Gate Market. Dishes on offer included: Bolani, a potato, leek and chilli stuffed fried flatbread, which is as delicious as it sounds, and a perfect ...

Volunteer Week 2018 – Meet our amazing volunteers!

The hard work and dedication of MRC Tas volunteers helps to create a better life for many new members of our community, and fosters a positive and welcoming community spirit. A huge thank you to all our wonderful volunteers, both past and present! To learn more about volunteering with MRC Tas, please visit our website atwww.mrctas.org.au/volunteer or call 6221 0999. During …

MY Swim to Sport

Encouraging participation of Multicultural Youth in local water-sports Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania (MRC Tas) is encouraging multicultural youth to get active in the water and build lasting links with local sporting clubs in Hobart through its new program MY (Multicultural Youth) Swim to Sport, as part of its Multicultural Youth Tasmania (MYT) services. Sally Thompson, MYT Team Leader said swimming …