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From the CEO — Establishing SSI as a thought leader in global migration

CEO Violet Roumeliotis at her desk

At SSI we excel in providing essential services to new arrivals in Australia, but to achieve the best outcomes for our newcomers we must take our role a step further: we want to drive conversations about settlement and migration, and use our knowledge and expertise to lead discussions that will inform policy and help millions of people all over the world.

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Success stories

Bright future ahead for new Australian Dana Al Samaan

Dana is a young woman from Syria who came to AustraliaOriginally from Syria, Dana came to Australia via Iraq in search of safety.

“I was born and raised in Damascus, Syria. Syria is the country where I attended school and university for free, where I enjoyed safety and security, where I learned to communicate and respect others even when we have differences in religion, thought, doctrine or ideology,” she said.

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