The economic impact of the pandemic changes regularly, so we are working quarter by quarter.

At this stage we are expecting the stand down to continue until January 3, 2020. However, we will continue to assess, advise and update you on the situation.

SSI is eligible for JobKeeper as well as the provisions in the Fair Work Act, with extension periods until March 28, 2021.

The continued restrictions on international travel as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic have ceased refugee settlement. As 60 percent of our revenue comes from settlement this has significantly impacted organisation’s revenue.

We have been in regular contact with our funders but, like us, they remain uncertain about when settlement will resume as normal.