Dear administration,


 Triennial and International Conference of SCOA 
Settlement and Citizenship in a Civil Society 
5-7 May 2016 in Melbourne


The SCOA Conference is drawing closer. Don't forget to register

The conference theme, Settlement and Citizenship in a Civil Society, acknowledges the impact of the global domain on communities, societies and active citizenship.  

We had a tremendous response to our call for abstracts.  Thank you to all who submitted papers.  

In this Conference e-newsletter we would like to highlight some of the exciting conference speakers you will hear from in Melbourne.

Conference Patron

  Petro Georgiou, AO
Petro Georgiou is a former member of the Australian House of Representatives. He was the founding director of the Australian Institute of Multicultural Affairs and senior adviser to Malcolm Fraser and Andrew Peacock.... read more



Speakers highlights

  Libby Davies - White Ribbon Australia
Ms Libby Davies is the CEO of White Ribbon Australia. She has led transformative programs that give expression to the guiding principle that to prevent men’s violence against women requires... read more



  Ziagul Sultani - Shire of Katanning in Western Australia
Ms Ziagul Sultani is a Community Youth Development Officer with the Shire of Katanning in Western Australia. Ziagul, now 22, arrived in Australia from Afghanistan when she was 10 years old.... read more



  Rauf Soulio - Judge of District Court of South Australia
Judge Soulio is a founding member of the national Judicial Council on Cultural Diversity.... read more




For a full list of SCOA Conference speakers see the Conference Program.




  How to register
Don't miss out! The early bird registration deadline is Friday, 11 March.... read more


SCOA looks forward to seeing all of you at its Conference and thanks its partners and sponsors for making it happen.

If you require further information contact Conference Management at or on (08) 8217 9544.

The Team at SCOA