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International Settlement Policy

What can the census tell us about refugees in Australia?

In September 2017, SCOA CEO, Nick Tebbey, was consulted by global news company Devex in relation to research it was conducting following the release of the Australian Census. The research looked at the location of refugees across Australia, their nationalities and the lessons that could be drawn from this information about Australia's response to the global refugee crisis. The article discusses the settlement experiences of refugees in Australia, and provides a useful interactive tool for exploring this issue. View the article here.

Finding Refuge in Canada: A Syrian Resettlement Story

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In December 2016, Canada's Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights published its report into the resettlement of Syrian refugees in Canada.

The Report looks at the settlement journeys of Syrian refugees in Canada and makes recommendations for enhancing the integration experience and ensuring the best possible settlement outcomes.

Further details can be found on the Standing Senate Committee's home page.