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SCOA Discussion Paper: Employment solutions: Case studies of good settlement in practice


SCOA has released its Discussion Paper: Employment Solutions - Case studies of good settlement in practice.


This paper highlights settlement service provider’s initiatives assisting people of refugee and migrant backgrounds into employment. It follows on from the Settlement Council of Australia’s (SCOA) 2012 Employment Discussion Paper detailing employment barriers faced by migrants and refugees. 


The Discussion Paper is a working paper which will be updated with additional case studies in the future.  If you would like to contribute case studies please contact the SCOA office at

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