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Youth Transitions Support Program (YTS)

Connect youth from diverse backgrounds with the community through recreational activities.

The Thriving Afghan Women project (TAWP)

The Thriving Afghan Women Project, supported by SSI, empowers newly arrived Afghan women to settle in Australia and thrive. Through community connections, upskilling, and access to essential services, the project promotes engagement and integration.

Refugee Health Nurse Outreach Program

Multi-lingual guide aims to improve the understanding of the West Moreton health system, for newly arrived refugees and their communities.

New guide offers solutions to tech talent gap

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

Supporting young people as agents of change

Almost 100 people, including young people, gathered to learn about the unique challenges and opportunities facing young migrants and refugees at a dedicated Youth Symposium last month.

From refugee to cultural bridge: Sudanese-born Jok supports diverse communities in Australia by leveraging her own journey

When Jok-Babott sought refuge in Australia over 20 years ago, she confronted the daunting task of learning a new language and navigating unfamiliar systems and cultures. Today, Jok leverages her own experiences and skills to provide the support she wishes she’d had as a newcomer.

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).

New funding offers long-awaited relief for settlement providers

New funding announced by the Federal Government yesterday will provide vital support for organisations working on the frontline to support refugees and migrants to successfully settle in Australia, according to the non-profit organisation, 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, […]

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.

Refugee salon owner rebuilds career from apprentice to successful business owner in Australia

When Iranian-born Mary Logan sought refuge in Australia, she hoped to continue her work in hair and beauty. However, her overseas experience and qualifications were not recognised, forcing the salon owner and manager to begin again as an apprentice.

From the CEO: An important step on our journey towards realising makarrata

Every day in our work at SSI, we see just what can be achieved by meaningfully incorporating the voices of people with lived experience into decision making. It’s important for refugees, for migrants, for people with disability and more. So too is it important for First Nations communities.

Refugee and migrant services left out in the cold in community services funding boost

New funding will offer life support for community services working at the frontline of the cost-of-living crisis – but a key cohort of workers has been excluded from the funding boost, according to non-profit organisation, Settlement Services International (SSI), which provides human services to around 50,000 people a year.

SSI Allianz scholarship supports 34 refugees to overcome barriers to education in digital world

Allianz Australia and Settlement Services International (SSI) have awarded 34 deserving refugee students with SSI Allianz Refugee Scholarships, providing vital funding to access technology, pursue their education, and obtain local qualification recognition.

Migration reform could activate underutilised talent

Reforms to Australia’s migration system to streamline recognition of overseas skills and experience could activate a motivated but underutilised talent pool, according to leading non-profit organisation Settlement Services International (SSI).