Services Update

COVID-19 and services at Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania In response to COVID-19 we have adapted our services and are working to minimise disruption to our clients’ access to support and assistance. From Monday 30 March 2020 the majority of our client work has transitioned to telephone or digitally based communication platforms. We are prioritising our most vulnerable clients with regular ...

Stakeholder Update – 02/04/2020

Dear Stakeholder, I would like to update you on the Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania (MRC Tas) response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As an essential provider of services MRC Tas acknowledges we are in a unique position as a trusted agency for multicultural communities. Our responsibilities include ensuring our existing and new clients can access both support and assistance with minimal …

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Our response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania (MRC Tas) acknowledges that we all have a responsibility to help slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). MRC Tas is monitoring information and acting on advice from the Federal and State Government. We are continuing to implement important measures to protect the health and safety of clients; this means there has ...

Expressions of interest – Board Member

The Migrant Resource Centre Southern Tasmania – trading as Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania (MRC Tas) has been helping migrants, humanitarian entrants and refugees to settle comfortably in Tasmania since 1979. We have offices located in Glenorchy and Launceston. MRC Tasmania offers a wide range of services to people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Our services include support for older …

Mother’s Circle Project

Is living in Australia still fairly new to you? Are you a mother from a culturally and linguistically diverse background with teenage children? Do you find it sometimes difficult to connect with them? The Mother’s Circle is a project to support women who are experiencing challenges with their children or teenagers. If you are interested in signing up please fill …

Ghormeh Sabzi Recipe – Refugee Week 2019

To celebrate Refugee Week 2019 (16 - 22 June), MRC Tas Catering Participant Zahra has kindly shared a favourite recipe of hers - a Persian specialty! “Ghormeh Sabzi is a family favourite, we cook it together in the kitchen for big family occasions. The market day I did with MRC Tas last year was one of the best days since ...

Launch of MRC Tas Catering

Connecting Community and Food 08/05/2019 Tasmania’s popular food scene is receiving a dash of vibrance and culture with the launch of MRC Tas Catering; a social enterprise project by Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania (MRC Tas) that provides practical kitchen skills and workplace experience to multicultural Tasmanian community members seeking work in the hospitality industry. The project, which is funded by ...

Support available to those affected by the Christchurch terror attack

The recent terror attack in Christchurch is difficult for many of us. Feeling upset by such events is in the nature of being human, it is entirely normal, and part of being a compassionate person. For some, the distress may reach uncomfortable levels, may involve overwhelming emotions of anger, sadness and/or fear, and may even begin to affect our basic …

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 ...

Inspire Tasmania – Showcasing diversity in Arts

“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 ...