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ABC Radio interview

Please click the link below to listen to an interview between Datta Mahambrey (MCOT Chairperson) and Duncan Spender (MCOT CEO) with Radio Hobart.

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MCOT board 2019-20 highlights

Guided the organisation through the many challenges of COVID to date, as they affected migrants both on permanent and temporary visas, by lobbying governments and distributing grant moneys to those in need; Initiated the 40th birthday celebrations of MC)T with an event at Government House and launched the Multicultural Day, Ambassadors and Awards at an […]

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Summarised advice from the Red Cross about support options currently available to those on temporary visas

1) Register with the Tasmanian government grant The Tasmanian Government has announced support for temporary visa holders who are experiencing difficulties. There are three types of assistance that will be made available to temporary visa holders: * Pandemic Isolation Assistance Grants support/household/emergency-support-for-vulnerable- tasmanians will be made available for those who can demonstrate genuine financial hardship […]

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