Reports & Submissions

MCOT’s submission to federal Labor’s review of its multicultural policy
Correspondence to the Prime Minister of Australia and the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Australia, regarding the issue of an independent inquiry into the emergence of COVID-19. Letter to AmbassadorLetter to PM

Response to correspondence on the issue of allowing overseas-trained doctors and nurses to practice in Australia. Please click the links  : Letter to the Minister , Response letter from AHPRA

Advice from the Federal Government regarding Safe Haven Enterprise Visas – 14 April 2020

Submission to  Senate Select Committee on Temporary Migration – 23 March 2020

Submission to the Commonwealth Government’s religious discrimination bills : The Multicultural Council of Tasmania (MCOT) welcomes the opportunity to make a
submission on the second exposure drafts of the religious discrimination bills.


Submission on Children displaying harmful sexual behaviour: The Multicultural Council of Tasmania has recently make a submission to Children and Youth Services Tasmania on children displaying harmful sexual behaviours.


Submission to 2020 -2021 State Budget Community Consultation: The Multicultural Council of Tasmania has recently make a submission to the Tasmanian Government for the 2020-2021 State Budget.


Submission to Senate Nationhood Inquiry : The Multicultural Council of Tasmania has recently provide a submission to the Parliament of Australia’s Inquiry into nationhood, national identity and democracy under submission 141.


National Multicultural Women’s Conference summary report: In November 2016 representatives from the Multicultural Council of Tasmania attended the inaugural National Multicultural Women’s Conference, held in Parramatta, Sydney. This report is a summary of workshops attended and take-away thoughts from those involved. Thank you to supporters for making this opportunity possible.


Scanlon discussion summary final: A report on round-table discussions held in Hobart, in response to researched published by the Scanlon Foundation on social cohesion and multiculturalism in Australia. The report Australians Today is landmark research into multiculturalism in Australia. A Community Discussion paper was developed, based on research in the report, and discussed in a facilitated workshop hosted by the Council in partnership with the Scanlon Foundation.


Submission Leg Council LG


Submission on the development of a Tasmanian Population Strategy


Local Government and best practice in multicultural policy and programs


Listening Forum information brief

The Racial Discrimination Act (1975) was passed by the Australian national parliament in 1975. The Multicultural Council believes it is a law that promotes high standards and is crucial to maintaining our social cohesion and multicultural nation.

In February 2017 the Multicultural Council of Tasmania held a forum to discuss changes to the Anti-Discrimination Act and how this could impact upon minority communities.