Extra funding from the Tasmanian government supports an inclusive vision of Tasmania

28 April 2017

 

The Multicultural Council of Tasmania welcomes additional funding from the Tasmanian Government as part of a push for ‘wrap-around’ services to newly arrived migrants.

On 28th April the Tasmanian Government announced an additional $180,000 over 3 years to the Council, to work with Local Government to create a welcoming environment for new arrivals.

‘This exciting news enables the Multicultural Council of Tasmania to offer greater support to our community, and demonstrates that Tasmania is an inclusive and welcoming state.’ said Multicultural Council of Tasmania chairperson, Jafar Taheri.

‘It is important that we strive for positive change, and these actions show that the Tasmanian Government is supportive of an inclusive, diverse and unified Tasmania’.

Mr Taheri is confident the additional funding will noticeably enhance services and programs offered to new arrivals, and have a positive impact upon the wider community.

To read a full media release from the Tasmanian Government click here.

For further comment contact Anna Reynolds, CEO, Multicultural Council of Tasmania on 6285 9906

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