Bridgewater hosts African-Australian Communities talks with Federal Minister

by Brighton Council
L-R: Tasmanian Australian of the Year John Kamara, Multicultural Affairs Minister Andrew Giles, Catherine Loppy, Brian Mitchell MP and Dr Charles Makoundi met in Bridgewater to discuss issues facing the African-Australian community in Tasmania

Federal Minister for Immigration, Citizen­ship and Multicul­tural Affairs, the Hon Andrew Giles MP,met in early Febru­ary with members of Tasmania’s growing community of African -Australians, includ­ing Tasmanian of the Year John Kamara. This was a very pos­itive and engaging meeting where Mr Kamara and other community members were able to discuss issues facing fellow residents directly with Minister Giles.

Discussion included dealing with visas more efficiently, along with training more young Tasmanians via TAFE and other educational pathways to help with skills shortages in the wider Brighton community.

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