Multicultural Council of Tasmania


The Multicultural Council of Tasmania’s vision is of a culturally and linguistically diverse and harmonious Tasmania that is just, fair and inclusive – where people with 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.


Goal 1 Data collection
Goal 2 Policy engagement
Goal 3 Economic and employment opportunities

Goal 4 Social cohesion

Goal 5 Practical support
Goal 6 The Hub and community spaces
Goal 7 Funding
Goal 8 Governance

Goal 9 Disability and mental health advocacy
Goal 10 Social integration


Women’s Networking Sessions

Every 6 months MCOT organises Women’s Networking Sessions at various locations around Tasmania.Visit the Facebook page to get involved and find out when the next event will be.


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,

Speak My Language

The Speak My Language (SML) Program has delivered over 400 podcasts, in 24 languages, involving culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) Australians with disabilities, and their supporters and carers, sharing real stories

The Multicultural Hub

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

Latest News

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...

Community Forum 14th February 2024

Community Forum 14th February 2024

Community Forum Update: MCOT & Punjabi Society Tasmania recently convened a crucial discussion with representatives from Tas Police, Equal Opportunity Tasmania, MCOT, and MRC, in relation to the recent tragedy and ongoing racially motivated crimes. Questions were...

Submission for Multicultural Framework Review

Submission for Multicultural Framework Review

The Australian Government welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to the Multicultural. Framework Review (the Review) as part of a range of activity underway nationally to consider and reform the Australian migration system, how government can support an...