SSI News Blog

Business Woman of the Year launches program for refugee women and aspiring entrepreneurs

A group of women in a women's mentoring event.

Settlement Services International (SSI) CEO and 2017 Telstra Australian Business Woman of the Year Violet Roumeliotis on May 28 launched a scholarship program through which four women from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds will receive a 12-month package of business start-up support.

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A Statement from SSI: The Truths and Benefits of Migration in Australia

The truths and benefits of migration in Australia

Settlement Services International (SSI) is proud to support Sydney communities by delivering essential programs and services alongside our partner organisations, with the ultimate goal of fostering independence amongst refugees, migrants and people seeking asylum, and enabling a prosperous and harmonious civil society.

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Welcome to ’Sam’s Space'

Samantha Airs, Community Engagement Coordinator, Armidale

Welcome to ’Sam’s Space’, my space, where in each edition of SSI’s Community News Armidale, I’ll be keeping you briefed on the latest projects, events, discussions and services led and supported by SSI, in the Armidale community.

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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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