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Settlement Services International is shocked and saddened by the horrific attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.

We strongly condemn these appalling acts of violence, offer our condolences to the victims, their families and loved ones, and express our solidarity with the people of Sri Lanka and members of the Sri Lankan community living in Australia.

Despite our different beliefs and world views, we share a common humanity and urge all Australians to live in unity, with love and respect, regardless of religion.

 

Success stories

Simon Shahin: The road from Syria to Australia

Former refugee Simon Shahin standing in front of a tree.From the first day I arrived in Australia, it felt like home. Everyone gets homesick sometimes, but if you have goals and dreams, it constantly drives you forward and takes your mind off the past.

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