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Cultural Shift symposium report

The evaluation report SSI Cultural Shift symposium on supporting migrant and refugee families through settlement is now available on the SSI website by following this link.

More than 250 delegates contributed to an engaging and informative event, and came together to share and develop effective models and approaches for supporting refugee and migrant families through their settlement journeys.

The symposium highlighted the importance of investment in early intervention for recently arrived families, the role of diverse agencies in responding to needs and building resilience, and the importance of partnerships, collaboration and coordination.

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December 2, 2014

Success stories

Karim's small business success while seeking asylum

Ignite Small Business Start-ups client Karim.Karim* arrived in Australia in 2012 to seek asylum when it became unsafe for him to stay in Iran.

An electrical engineer by trade and with a wealth of experience, he owned and operated his own business in his home town of Shiraz, Iran.

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