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Ali balances three careers to reach his ambitious goal of meaningfully contributing to Australia’s cultural landscape

A passionate painter, Ali balances his art and graphic design with a security job, studying and plans to mentor the next generation of Australia’s diverse artists. Ali’s arts career started at a young age. At 12 years old, Ali had his first exhibition in his local town in Syria exploring themes of nature and the […]

Refugee Week 2024

“I love IT, it’s my area of expertise – my specialty. It’s what I know best. I want to put my skills to use in this great country.” Read Full Story “Workers with overseas qualifications can be a valuable addition to business as they bring new ideas, diverse skills and experience.” Read Full Story “Everyone […]

Migration reform is critical to address Australia’s future challenges

Reforms announced yesterday could bring Australia closer towards realising a migration program that meets the needs of industry, employers and migrants alike, while retaining our reputation as a destination of choice, according to leading non-profit organisation Settlement Services International (SSI).

New guide offers solutions to tech talent gap

Report finds recognising refugees’ and migrants’ skills would boost economy.

Intergenerational Report reinforces need for forward-looking immigration strategies to bolster Australia’s future

Today’s release of the 2023 Intergenerational Report (IGR) shows the important role migration plays in sustaining the health of Australia’s ageing nation and the importance of long-term planning to strengthen the country’s migration system.  

Urgent action needed to close loopholes and protect temporary migrant workers

Harrowing stories of temporary migrant exploitation detailed in a report released today highlight the need for urgent action to protect temporary migrant workers, according to migrant and refugee services providers Settlement Services International (SSI).

Refugee Week 2023

“It wasn’t easy to get a job. After all this experience I had in my country – 15 years – I had to start from scratch.” Read Full Story “I have dedicated almost 20 years of my life to my profession – I cannot leave it behind. I dream of working again as a dentist, […]

From the CEO: Unleashing the economic potential of refugees and migrants

Last week, I met Mohsen – a highly educated mortgage broker with extensive experience in banking. Mohsen’s journey to owning his own brokerage is far from typical. Born in Iran, he was forced to seek safety in Australia, where he had to begin his career again, initially struggling to find work due to limited English language proficiency, visa status, and lack of local networks.

Billion-dollar benefit: new report identifies five ways to harness untapped skilled workforce

Skilled migrants and refugees already living in Australia are an overlooked solution to Australia’s wide-reaching skills shortages, which if harnessed could inject billions of dollars into the economy, according to a new report.