Humanitarian Services FAQs

SSI was formed in 2000 by its membership – the Migrant Resource Centres and Multicultural Services across NSW, to provide settlement services for refugees. Today, SSI is the largest not-for-profit humanitarian settlement organisation in Australia.

Success stories

Muhammad Sadiq: How I came to call Australia home

Muhammad Sadiq cooking for people seeking asylum at Community Kitchen.I came to Australia as a refugee in 2009, hoping to find a peaceful place to build a home for my family. Increasing persecution of the Hazara community from which my family and I come meant that our native land, Pakistan, was no longer the safe haven it once had been.

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