Upcoming events

Upcoming Events

Settlement Services International Cultural Shift: From Settlement to Belonging

29-May-2017 - How do we support families to get a good start in a new country? What does it take to create optimal settlement conditions and opportunities for f..

AMRC Refugee Week Events

23-May-2017 - The AMRC has been the convenor of the SA Refugee Week since 2001. Each year it brings together over 100 organisations as well as 1000s of ind..

FECCA Conference 2017

23-May-2017 - Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia’s bi-annual conference Celebrate. Reflect. Advance: Challenges and Possibiliti..

Addressing Barriers to Adequate Housing - SCOA Discussion paper

This discussion paper is put forward to stimulate conversation about the role between settlement and..

SCOA State Consultations 2014-15


SCOA undertakes comprehensive consultations with its membership and stakeholders annually.  The 2014-15 consultations were held face-to-face in every state and territory and included a teleconference for those regionally based. The consultations were well attended and representative of SCOA’s membership and other key players within the settlement sector, with over 140 participants.  

The discussion was focused on issues, best practices and solutions around employment, housing, English language, regional settlement, health/mental health, family violence, youth, disability and asylum seekers.  

The minutes from State Consultations are below:

A consultation report has been finalised compiling feedback from settlement organisations nationally:

SCOA Consultation Report 2014-15

For more information please contact the SCOA office on (02) 8065 5225.