Cultural Diversity

 Cultural diversity

Glenorchy City is rich in its cultural diversity with many different cultural groups calling this city home. We support and celebrate multiculturalism through a range of programs and activities. 

Moonah Taste of the World Festival

The Moonah Taste of the World Festival is a vibrant annual celebration of multicultural Moonah and southern Tasmania. The festival offers patrons an opportunity to experience an authentic celebration of diverse world cultures through food, music, arts and culture.

More information about the festival including how to express interest in having a food stall, being part of the entertainment program or holding a cultural or family activity can be found at the Moonah Taste of the World website.

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Multicultural Community Spaces Plan

The the Multicultural Spaces Plan (PDF) and its appendices (PDF) help identify solutions to meet the varying needs of multicultural groups for spaces and facilities in Glenorchy that support cultural activities.  The development of a Multicultural Hub in Moonah is a significant outcome of the plan and the new hub was launched in November 2017.

For more information contact 03 62 166 800 gccmail@gcc.tas.gov.au

Multicultural Framework and Statement

Glenorchy City Council has adopted a Multicultural Framework (PDF) and Statement (PDF) to guide Council in relation to priorities and actions within the Glenorchy Community.
Glenorchy is the first Tasmanian Council to become a member of the National Welcoming Cities Network (external link)

Cultural Diversity Organisations

The following list provides resources on cultural diversity in Tasmania, particularly in southern Tasmania.