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CANCELLED – MRC Tas summer holiday picnic at Tolosa Park

Clarissa Adriel

Due to high COVID-19 case numbers this event is cancelled. Instead – MRC Tas will be in touch to offer you a home delivery family activity pack. If you have any questions about this event or any other issues, please contact the Settlement Team on 6221 0999. Visit https://www.coronavirus.tas.gov.au/ for up-to-date information about COVID-19 regulations and restrictions in Tasmania.   …

International Volunteer Day 2021

International Volunteer Day recognises the tireless work of volunteers around the world. Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania (MRC Tas) has an incredible group of volunteers who work across a range of programs and activities. Today is a chance to promote, celebrate and observe the efforts of these MRC Tas volunteers and the values they uphold. Case Study: Meet Moon, MRC Tas ...

International Day of Peace

​​On the 21st of September each year, nations and people around the world come together to celebrate International Day of Peace. Initiated by the United Nations, the aim of the day is to “honour a cessation of hostilities” and encourage “education and public awareness on issues related to peace.” It presents an opportunity to reflect on the importance of global ...

COVID-19 Vaccine Information Session for Tigrinya Speakers

Davan Ong

Still unsure about the safety of a COVID-19 vaccines? Do you require assistance to book a COVID-19 vaccine appointment? Come to MRC Tas for a COVID-19 Vaccine Information Session This information session will cover: What is the COVID-19 Vaccine? Is it safe? Who is eligible for COVID-19 Vaccines in Australia? What are the common side effects? How can people book …

International Youth Day

Resilience, vibrance, diversity, strength. Just some of the many characteristics and contributions made by young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds. Ones that deserve recognition and acknowledgement. Today, International Youth Day (IYD), provides an opportunity to celebrate the actions, achievements and voices of young people. Across the globe, millions of young migrants and refugees show their strength and courage through ...

Celebrating the contributions of Multicultural Youth

​​Tasmania’s latest census indicated that the state is home to people from 177 different countries. That’s 177 nationalities bringing distinct skills, knowledge and experiences to this multicultural island. A significant portion of these are young people, aged 15 to 25, who are making their own valuable and unique contributions. ​​A report by the United Nations (UN), on the impact of ...

International Friendship Day

July 30th is International Friendship Day. It’s a day that speaks to the importance of fostering strong friendships and building bridges between peoples and cultures. Although the United Nations only declared July 30th as the official International Friendship Day eleven years ago, the history of celebrating connections between individuals and communities from around the globe stretches further back. The progression ...