Media release Un-Australian vandalism of Tasmanian Buddhist Temple On Monday 25 May 2020 police were alerted to an incident of racist vandalism, with what appears to be egg with white paste having been thrown against a sign at the Jin-Gang- Dhyana Buddhist Temple in Campania.
The Multicultural Council of Tasmania (MCOT) today called on all levels of government to run anti-racist campaigns to dispel myths feeding racism. Click this link for more news
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 […]
Media release – allow overseas-qualified health practitioners to work.
Media release — Celebrate Harmony Week at home 16 March 2020 Media release – Multicultural Council cancels Harmony Week gatherings
Media release — Against Racism 20 March 2020 Media release – Against Racism 20 March 2020 (1)
Media alert – Our Leaders’ messages of hope 23 March 2020 Media Alert — Our Leaders’ messages of hope The Multicultural Council of Tasmania (MCOT) has today released a video compiling messages of hope in these trying times from our community leaders. The video commemorates this year’s ‘virtual’ harmony week, given the cancellation of physical […]
MCOT media release – 10 March – corona virus
Media Release 13 January 2020 Religious Freedom shouldn’t override Tasmania’s racism ban The Multicultural Council of Tasmania (MCOT) has today delivered a constructive submission to the Commonwealth Government on its religious discrimination bills.
Media Release 9 December 2019 : The Multicultural Council of Tasmania (MCOT) has delivered a state budget submission calling for a range of regulatory, tax and spending changes to boost social cohesion.