AMEP Exit Settlement
Course
Migrant Education South
Tasmanian Polytechnic
The Adult Migrant English Program
(AMEP) is funded by the
Department of Immigration and
Citizenship
MAKING A LIFE IN A NEW
CULTURE
• different climate and weather
• different food
• different houses
• different clothes
Different Ways of Thinking About
• Time
• Family relationships
• Work and free time
• The law and government
Different ways of thinking about
• Religion
• Mental and physical health
• Seeking help
Adjustment Problems
Where to get help
• Migrant Resource Centre Hobart
• Phoenix Centre – Torture and trauma
counselling - Hobart
• Relationships Australia - Hobart
• Your Family Doctor
Important Websites
• Beginning a life in Australia
• Multicultural Tasmania
• Migrant Resource Centre Hobart
Police and The Law
Calling the Police
When do I call 000 Police?
When do I call Crime Stoppers ?
When do I call Police Assistance ?
TIS Language Help 131 450
Getting help with Legal Problems
• Community Legal Centre
• Magistrates Court
•
http://www.courtlists.tas.gov.au/VirtualTour/main.html
• Ombudsman Tasmania
Anti-Discrimination Commission
Report It!
HOUSING
• Housing Tasmania
Public Housing
• Colony 47 CA$H
Assistance with Housing
• Centacare Private Rental Tenancy Support
For low income earners
• The Tenants Union – Hobart
Free advice for public and private residential tenants.
• Real Estate Institute Tasmania
Information about buying or renting http://www.reit.com.au
Money
Getting help with budgeting
• Centrelink Centrepay
For information in your language go to
http://www.centrelink.gov.au/internet/internet.nsf/languages/index.htm
• Anglicare
Understanding your Bills
• Aurora - understanding your bill
• Understanding your phone plan
•
To make a complaint about your phone service
http://www.tio.com.au/lote/lote.htm
Hospital
The Royal Hobart Hospital
Help at the hospital:
The Refugee and Migrant Liaison Officer
(03) 6222 8126
Translating and Interpreting Service - TIS
• Information about medicare
Medicare
General public enquiries
Phone
132 011 (local call rate) 24 hours, seven days a week
Hobart Office
Shop 7
Trafalgar Centre
110 Collins St
Hobart TAS 7000
Glenorchy Office
Shop 52
Northgate Shopping Centre
387 Main Road
Glenorchy TAS 7010
Private Health Insurance
PrivateHealth.gov.au
Staying Healthy
Your local
Council
Hobart
Glenorchy
Clarence
Kingborough
Places to walk and relax
Bellerive Beach
Hobart’s Walks
Glenorchy Foreshore
http://www.hobartcity.com.au/Recreation/Hobarts_Walks
Staying Safe and Disease-free
at Home
• Home fire safety – Tasmania
• Kidsafe Victoria factsheets
• Home hygiene - Tasmania
Public Transport
Metro Tas
Spirit of Tasmania
Cars and Driving
• Tasmanian Road Rules Booklet
• Tasmanian Licence Information
• Practice Learners Test Tasmania
• Buying a car in Tasmania
• RACT
• What to do in a Car Accident – TAS (pdf)
Life’s Big Events
Naming
Ceremonies
Funerals
Weddings
Tasmanian School System
Tasmanian
Schools
• Tasmanian Government Schools –
Information for Parents
• Term Dates – Tasmania
• Tasmanian Catholic Schools
• Tasmanian Independent
Schools
PY10 Education in Tasmania
Further Education and Training
in Tasmania
• Senior Secondary Colleges (Academy)
Elizabeth College
Rosny College
Hobart College
Claremont College
• Tasmanian Catholic Schools
• Tasmanian Independent Schools
Further Education and Training
• Tasmanian Polytechnic
• Tasmanian Polytechnic
Foundation Programs – Migrant
Education
• University of Tasmania
• UTAS CALD Support Service
Jobs Work Employment
• Centrelink – we speak your language
• Centrelink – information for new Australians –audio CD
•
About Job Services Australia
• CareerOne - Job search
• Employment Agents - Tasmania
Searson Buck Hays Recruiting
Manpower
•
Connect MRC Hobart
Skilled Recruiting
My Future Pathway
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