Tasmania’s migrant community leaders welcome the Hodgman Government’s announcement that it will contribute $1 million towards the UNHCR response to the Syrian refugee crisis, and provide new funding to settle people under the Safe Haven Enterprise Visa (SHEV) program.
Multicultural Council is presenting a submission on the development on a Tasmanian Population Strategy
The Multicultural Council of Tasmania sends our deepest sympathies to the families of the two deceased hostages and the wounded. We support Australian Islamic leaders in their condemnation of the actions of the gunman responsible for the hostage crisis.
The Multicultural Council of Tasmania has welcomed the increased number of candidates with multicultural backgrounds running in the 2014 local government elections.
The Multicultural Council of Tasmania views with concern the recent comments in the media by some prominent people about expressions of religious difference. The Council believes that multiculturalism enriches Australia and calls upon everyone to refrain from making statements that could incite religious and ethnic tensions in this peaceful Island.
The Multicultural Council participated in a national roundtable at the National Disability Insurance Agency on 26 May about ways to ensure that people from culturally diverse backgrounds are aware of the new scheme.
The Multicultural Council of Tasmania welcomed the release of a new policy to support and promote the benefits of a more culturally diverse Tasmania.
The Multicultural Council of Tasmania has welcomed the Liberals’ plan to increase the number of international skilled migrants settling in Tasmania.