Settlement Resources and Support
Welcome to Tasmania, It’s great to have you here.
If you have just arrived in Tasmania you must register your arrival to Tasmania to validate your obligation and commitment. Registration of your arrival also enables Migration Tasmania to keep you up to date on information, news, events and services available to you to assist you in your settlement.
Please register your arrival in Tasmania, the grant of your visa by Home Affairs or of any changes to your circumstances by sending an email to Migration Tasmania and provide the following information:
* Nomination application number (SM–000000-000000)
* Main applicant name (full name)
* A copy of your visa grant notice
Settlement information webinars
To help you make your temporary or permanent home in Tasmania, Migration Tasmania works with service providers to provide Information Webinars which can assist you with many of the issues you may have in settlement. There are opportunities to ask presenter questions in the webinar.
Note: event will be cancelled if registrations are fewer than 5 people.
For other webinars relating to the Tasmanian Skilled Migration Program please click here.
Presenter: EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES TASMANIA
Topic: Knowing your rights and responsibilities
27 April 2021 Registration 10:30 – 11:30 am
* The role of Equal Opportunities Tasmania
* Unlawful discrimination
* What you can do if you experience discrimination
* Other supports
Presenter: MULTICULTURAL COUNCIL OF TASMANIA
Topic: Community Integration
25 May 2021 Registration 10:30 – 11:30 am
* The Role of Multicultural Council of Tasmania
* Getting to know your local community – social, sporting and recreational opportunities
Presenter: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Topic: Let’s talk about health
29 June 2021 Registration 10:30 – 11:30 am
* Navigating hospital systems in Tasmania
* Important considerations to be mindful of if you intend to start a family
* Accessing a community doctor (GP) in Tasmania – the kind of supports they can
* Holistic health – caring for the whole person – physical, mental, spiritual and social needs.
Presenter: NORTHERN TASMANIA DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
Topic: Opportunities in the North
13 July 2021 Registration 10:30 – 11:30am
* The business networks/sectors
* Boom employment areas
Upcoming webinars with dates yet to be confirmed:
* Topic: Driving License and Road Safety
* Topic: Entrepreneurship
* Topic: Training and Education
* Topic: Housing Issues (Renting and buying properties)
Employment information hub
Industry Insights & Migrant Talent
Help to Establish Your Career in Tasmania
Other resources and support
There are a range of free resources and support available to help with your settlement in Tasmania.
Tenancy advice and support is available at Tenants Union of Tasmania.
Housing assistance for Tasmanians needs is available at Housing Tasmania.
Information about property agents is available at Property Agents Board of Tasmania.
Job opportunities are available at JobActive.
Information about pathways to employment is available at Safe Haven Hub.
Information on entrepreneurship and employment is available at Multicultural Economic Participation Forum.
Safety and Justice
Please contact Equal Opportunities Tasmania if you have encountered an unpleasant experience such as discrimination, prejudice, or bias.
Please contact Fair Work Ombudsman if you have encountered unfair treatment in the workplace.
Please visit the Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority if you need visa advice.
Please contact the Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania for legal advice.
Health and Wellbeing
Free 24/7 health advice is available at Healthdirect.
Mental wellbeing support is available at Lifeline and Beyond Blue.
Bilingual mental health assistance is available at Bilingual Mental Health Support Service and Embrace Mental Health.
Tailored and holistic mental health support for 12-25 year olds is available at Headspace.
Information about government schools is available at Government Education and Training International (GETI).
Information about independent schools is available at Independent School Tasmania.
Information about vocational courses is available at TasTAFE.
Information about higher education is available at University of Tasmania.
Subscribe to Migrant Network email list for Tasmanian tips, stories, and opportunities.
Visit Migrant Resource Centre for settlement service and support in Northern Tasmania.
Keep track of Multicultural Council of Tasmania for information on multicultural events and activities.
Visit Catholic Care Tasmania for information on multicultural services.
Contact Northern Tasmania Development Corporation (NTDC) if you have interests in living or doing business in Northern Tasmania.