Media Releases

Groundbreaking music initiative turns the spotlight on diverse female artists

Settlement Services International launches partnership with Australian Women in Music Awards

Settlement Services International (SSI) has partnered with Australian Women in Music Awards (AWMA) to turn the spotlight on culturally diverse female artists and music practitioners through the SSI Diversity in Music Award.

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SSI announces second round of applications for Community Innovation Fund

The Community Innovation Fund supports projects tailored by the community, for the community. 

Marking Refugee Week 2018 (June 17-23), Settlement Services International (SSI) is announcing that the second round of applications for its Community Innovation Fund will open on July 25, 2018, with information sessions to be held on Friday, July 6, in Fairfield and Liverpool.

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Success stories

SSI Volunteer Spotlight: Sue Vile

Courtesy The Australian: Ethiopian refugee Adi Tefera, left, with volunteer chef Kate Spina at Four Brave WomenSue Vile was among the first to be inducted into the SSI’s Armidale volunteer program, bringing with her a wealth of experience and existing training gathered from her time in aid work, in Australia and abroad.

A retired school teacher and nurse, Sue has dedicated an enormous amount of her time in recent years on the front line of humanitarian services, helping refugees at many stages of their journey to safety.

 

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