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A message from MCOT

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.

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Statement from MCOT Chair, Rohan Wirasinha

The Multicultural Council of Tasmania views with concern the recent comments in the media by some prominent people about expressions of religious difference. The Council believes that multiculturalism enriches Australia and calls upon everyone to refrain from making statements that could incite religious and ethnic tensions in this peaceful Island.

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A new national disability scheme

The Multicultural Council participated in a national roundtable at the National Disability Insurance Agency on 26 May about ways to ensure that people from culturally diverse backgrounds are aware of the new scheme.

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