The Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania (MRC Tas) Driving Program can help you at each step so you can get a licence safely and legally.
The MRC Tas Driving Program is for people from refugee and migrant backgrounds in their first five years of settlement in Australia.
Please contact the Migrant Resource Centre for more information:
Visit the Migrant Resource Centre on Mondays, between 10-3pm.
Volunteers are always welcome to help people get their licence, both on and off the road!
Provides driving practice for clients with an L1 and L2-licence, including road safety information sessions and workshops.
Provides information about driving in Tasmania, such as how to get a licence, the Traffic Code booklet and car registration.
Provides the list the Tasmanian road rules.
Provides public passenger bus services operating in the major urban areas. Website provides information on routes, timetables and fares, including information on Greencards.
The following bus services provide regional and statewide connections:
Taxis with larger capacity, or wheelchair carrying ability are generally available on request
Car pooling is also referred to as "ride sharing" where people travel in the one vehicle to reduce travel costs and the amount of traffic on the road. In Tasmania there are some organisations that assist with car pooling.
This Migrant Resource Centre program allows culturally and linguistically diverse clients to access car pooling arrangements. It allows people to access and maintain employment in regional areas outside the greater Launceston area.