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There is a range of service and support available to help new Tasmanians feel part of the community, engage in activities, and be informed.

Community cultural organisations across Tasmania

Chinese community carry a large dragon in a street parade 

The list of Community Cultural Organisations includes contact information on community cultural organisations across Tasmania that are publicly available. The listings are in alphabetical order by region.

To list an association on this page, email multicultural@dpac.tas.gov.au

Federation of Ethnic Communities' Councils of Australia

The peak, national body representing Australians from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. FECCA's role is to advocate, lobby and promote issues to government, business and the broader community.

Good Neighbour Councils in Tasmania

  • The Good Neighbour Council of Tasmania Launceston Branch Inc

    Provides a drop-in centre for people from culturally diverse backgrounds. Services provided in a culturally appropriate environment.

    Drop-in centre
    Friday 10.30am - 2pm
    109a Elizabeth Street, Launceston
    Phone: 6330 2798

Local Government

Local Government Councils

Local Government Councils around Tasmania provide a wide range of services to their local communities.  Local Government plays an important role in the economic development of the State and ensuring the wellbeing and safety of all Tasmanians. It also provides local and regional leadership and supports community recreational and cultural needs. Your council can link you with a Cultural Diversity Officer and other local government staff.

Local Government Association of Tasmania

LGAT is the voice of Local Government to other tiers of government, interested stakeholders and the wider community. LGAT works to protect the interests and rights of councils, to promote efficient operation and foster strategic, beneficial relationships.

Hobart City Council

The Hobart Cultural Diversity and Youth Services Map lists organisations within the city, North Hobart and New Town that offer direct services, support or programs to peole from multicultural communities.

Multicultural Council of Tasmania

The statewide peak community organisation representing people from diverse cultural, linguistic and religious backgrounds.

Multicultural radio

For a list of all multicultural radio stations in Tasmania and across Australia:

For a list of all radio stations in Tasmania:

Refugee Council of Australia

The national umbrella body for refugees and the organisations and individuals who support them. RCOA has more than 140 organisational and 500 individual members. It promotes the adoption of flexible, humane and practical policies towards refugees and asylum seekers both within Australia and internationally through conducting research, advocacy, policy analysis and community education.

Racism.  It Stops with me campaign 

The Racism. It stops with me campaign invites all Australians to reflect on what they cando to counter racism wherever it happens.  It is led by the Australian Human Rights Commission in partnership with government and non-government agencies.

Vist the website for Racism. It stops with me.

Settlement Council of Australia

The national peak body representing migrant and refugee settlement agencies across Australia.  SCOA operates as a network of settlement service providers. Our aim is to bring settlement service providers together at a national level to improve collaborative and strategic planning processes for the settlement sector.

Tasmanian Association of Community Houses

Community Houses and Neighbourhood Centres bring local people together to look at what opportunities or needs exist in their community and work together on doing something about it. During the past 30 years, the network of Houses and Centres in Tasmania has grown in response to the needs of the Tasmanian community.  The website provides a list of Neighbourhood Houses around Tasmania

A Fairer World

A social justice hub comprising the Tasmanian Centre for Global Learning, Global Learning Resource Library and Hobart Human Library.

A Fairer World
4 Battery Square
Battery Point

Phone: 6223 1025

Email: admin@afairerworld.org

Inspire

Inspire Tasmania is an innovative program that supports, celebrates and showcases the multicultural talents and services of Southern Tasmanian community members.

If you have an event, conference, workshop or meeting that would be enriched by an Inspire performer, or you are interested in becoming involved as a performer, we can help.

Inspire is a program of the Migrant Resource Centre (Southern Tasmania) Inc. (MRC) and is funded by the Tasmanian Government, Department of State Growth. The Inspire website is funded by the Tasmanian Government, Department of Premier and Cabinet, Communities, Sport and Recreation.

Migrant Resource Centre (Southern Tasmania)

The Migrant Resource Centre (Southern Tasmania) Inc. provides support and training to existing and emerging community associations.

The Migrant Resource Centre (Southern Tasmania) Inc.

Open Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm

Phone: (03) 6221 0999

Email: reception@mrchobart.org.au