Helping migrants living with a disability now a large part of the Migrant Resource Centre’s work

Roshan Desumbuk-AY loves gardening and selling his produce to his local community.

Last year, he grew and sold 26 kilograms of chillies. This season, he is growing even more vegetables — corn, potato, chilli, pumpkin, coriander and beans.

Mr Desumbuk-AY moved from Nepal to Tasmania in March 2011 and has been receiving support through Migrant Resource Centre North in Launceston ever since.

When he first migrated, the centre’s help was mainly around resettlement, now it is helping him access the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

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Date published:
Thu 3rd Mar, 2022