Grace Williams Wins Canadian Fellowship

MRC North is thrilled to announce that Grace Williams won a Fellowship to attend the prestigious 6 Degrees Citizen Space Conference in Toronto Canada, hosted by the Institute for Canadian Citizenship. Born in Ghana in West Africa, Grace and her family emigrated to Launceston in 2005 with the support of MRC North through our Settlement Services Program. A

19 April 2016, video courtesy Southern Cross News Tasmania The vision of the Heritage Forest Community Garden was to create opportunities for migrants and local Tasmanians to grow and have access to fresh produce, share important life skills, and benefit from onsite training and social enterprise opportunities. For more information about the Heritage Forest Community Garden,

Refugee Week

Bhutanese Celebration of Settlement in Tasmania  Refugee Week is Australia’s peak annual activity to inform the public about refugees and celebrate positive contributions made by refugees to Australian society. Proudly supported by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection, MRC hosted the event Bhutanese Celebration of Settlement in Tasmania to recognise Launceston as the first region in

Harmony Day

Harmony Day celebrates Australia’s cultural diversity, inclusiveness, respect and a sense of belonging for everyone. MRC North joined a stakeholder group, led by the University of Tasmania and the Tasmanian University Union, to celebrate Harmony Day. On 20 March 2015, the University campus in Newnham came alive with the sights and sounds of over 20