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Cultural Shift symposium report

The evaluation report SSI Cultural Shift symposium on supporting migrant and refugee families through settlement is now available on the SSI website by following this link.

More than 250 delegates contributed to an engaging and informative event, and came together to share and develop effective models and approaches for supporting refugee and migrant families through their settlement journeys.

The symposium highlighted the importance of investment in early intervention for recently arrived families, the role of diverse agencies in responding to needs and building resilience, and the importance of partnerships, collaboration and coordination.

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December 2, 2014

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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