Diversity and inclusion expert Lauren Jauncey encouraged Tasmania’s political leaders and business sector to take hold of the benefits a culturally diverse workforce brings to Tasmania. Proud Tasmanian and National Manager of Diversity and Inclusion at Australia Post, Lauren Jauncey joined with Lara Giddings MP to share cultural dishes with Hobart staff to celebrate cultural […]
Harmony Week events are taking place across Tasmania from 14-21 March to promote community harmony and celebrate Tasmania’s rich cultural diversity.
Tasmanians are being encouraged to celebrate their cultural differences and start planning for inaugural Harmony Week celebrations taking place from 14 to 21 March
The Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia (FECCA) is concerned by the proposals outlined in the leaked cabinet document signalling changes to the humanitarian resettlement program and the increased monitoring of migrants.
Tasmania’s Multicultural Council staff and Board Members are heading off this week to take part in the national biennial conference of Australian ethnic communities being held in Sydney. The conference theme is Multiculturalism in Action: Building a better future for all Australians.
Tasmanian Local Governments have been urged to do more to attract and retain migrants and refugees to the state at a forum held in Hobart. The forum attended by 60 people from local government and community organisations will hear about the best practise policies of local governments around Australia.
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.