Media Releases

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

Adi Tefera: Ethiopian refugee recognised for strong entrepreneurial spirit in Sydney inner-west café

Adi Tefera photographed by William Robinson in Summer HillEthiopian refugee and 33-year old single mother Adi Tefera arrived in Australia as a young child. Today she keeps herself busy in Sydney with her young son Yonathon along with her passion for food and a rapidly expanding pipeline of new business projects.

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