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September 2018

Wednesday Youth Drop-In

September 19 @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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Cultural Awareness Training – LAUNCESTON

September 20 @9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Launceston Office: Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, 27 Paterson Street
Launceston, TAS 7250 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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Thursday Migration Drop-In

September 20 @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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Working with Interpreters – LAUNCESTON

September 20 @1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Launceston Office: Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, 27 Paterson Street
Launceston, TAS 7250 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…

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Bowls – come and try sessions

September 20 @3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Thursday, repeating until 04/10/18

Glenorchy City Bowls Club, 4 Alcorso Drive
Berridale, TAS 7011 Australia
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Come and try a friendly game of bowls with your whole family! You can also practice English and meet local club members. With support of Bowls Australia and Reclink. What: Try a fun game of bowls with local club members. When: 3:30 – 5:00 pm each Thursday for four weeks. Dates: Thursday 13, 20, 27 September and 4 October Where: Glenorchy City Bowls Club, 4 Alcorso Drive Berridale 510 Bus from Glenorchy is a 13 minute ride. Get off at…

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Car Café

September 21 @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 Vatsal 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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Digi Drop-in at the Glenorchy Library

September 21 @3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Friday, repeating until 28/09/18

Glenorchy Library, 4 Terry Street
Glenorchy, TAS 7010 Australia
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Learn about using computers - Digital literacy is for everyone Learn how to use email, MyGov, Centrelink accounts Online searches for housing, jobs, and services Explore tools for learning and daily life No appointment needed! For more information contact Clarissa on 6221 0999. For an interpreter (TIS) call 131 450 Presented in partnership with Glenorchy Library. You can ask for language support if needed. Download the flyer here

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Monday Drop-in

September 24 @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

September 24 @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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Engaging CALD youth in Sports – Training (Hobart)

September 24 @1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania, Level 2, 1A Anfield Street
Glenorchy, TAS 7010 Australia
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One in four Australian young people are from a refugee or migrant background. Their engagement as active citizens in Australian society has significant and long-term benefits for each young person, their families, communities, and a diverse and socially cohesive Australia. However, young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds often face particular challenges in accessing the support and opportunities they need, including access and engagement with organised sports. This training recognises that sport is an effective tool for engaging young people,…

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