Multicultural Council of Tasmania

 A safe and harmonious Tasmania that is just, fair and
inclusive – where people from culturally and linguistically
diverse backgrounds have the opportunity to participate
in and contribute to Tasmanian society


To represent the interests of culturally, linguistically, and religiously diverse communities in Tasmania”. By proactively engaging with the sector, advocating on behalf of and building capacity, in collaboration with our community, government and other priority partners.


We influence policy change for multicultural
communities in Tasmania.

We create awareness of the importance
of diversity and inclusion, whilst building
capacity of the community.

We commit to engaging with our community, government, and business partners to achieve positive community outcomes

We develop and nurture meaningful
relationships that create opportunities and build a harmonious community.


Youth Connect | Workshops

The Multicultural Council of Tasmania is offering a series of workshops, designed to support young migrants and international students to develop skills and cultural competencies. Topics will address issues and barriers that have been raised by the community, as well as solutions and practical knowledge and skills to address issues and barriers and built community resilience.

Community Resilience Program

MCOT is proud to present a series of workshops for community advocates, leaders, and the community at large, to build capacity and promote the strong connection among the community while acquire the resources to successfully navigate multicultural Tasmania. Find out more about our second workshop!


The Diversity Leadership Program provides a suite of tools and modules for being a manager and leader in your workplace and the Tasmanian community. During this intensive program participants learn through in-person training,

The Multicultural Hub

  • Perfect space for people up 110 people.
  • Wood flooring and high ceilings
  • Suitable for community events, meetings and gatherings

Latest News

Journey of Resileince Documentary

Journey of Resileince Documentary

Multicultural individuals often navigate a complex intersection of cultural norms, societal expectations, and personal experiences, all of which can significantly impact their mental wellbeing. Unfortunately, due to cultural stigmas, language barriers, and a lack of...

MCOT Launches new strategic plan

MCOT Launches new strategic plan

The MCOT Board and Staff are pleased to share our new Strategic Plan for 2024-27. This plan will guide the organisation's priorities over the next three years, ensuring we remain focused on what matters to you. Based on six strategic goals—to advocate, educate,...

2023 Strategic Directions Report

2023 Strategic Directions Report

Over the past 9 months MCOT, in partnership with MRC Tasmania and MRC North embarked on a statewide consultation project to inform the State Governments next Multicultural Action Plan.  Over 800 people responded to our online survey and more than 200 people attended...