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Become a Member

Join the national peak body for settlement in Australia!

The Settlement Council of Australia invites your organisation to become a member today and join Australia’s leading settlement agencies to help ensure effective outcomes for migrants and refugees settling in Australia.

By joining SCoA you will join a network of organisations committed to an equitable, respectful and inclusive Australia where effective settlement outcomes provide every opportunity to fully participate in society.

By becoming a member you will strengthen the settlement sector’s influence with government and a variety of key stakeholders, and have access to a range of member benefits.

At SCoA, our goal is to support our members in their work to ensure the best possible outcomes for migrants and refugees settling in Australia. To achieve this we provide a strong and cohesive voice for the settlement sector through our ongoing advocacy and lobbying activities, supported by a range of initiatives aimed at building collaboration and highlighting best practice and innovation in the sector.

2016-17 was a successful year for SCoA, with the delivery of the National Settlement Service Outcomes Standards (NSSOS) Workshops and Employment Innovation Forums across Australia and consistent advocacy and lobbying to government on a range of issues important to the sector. You can see the highlights of our achievements and activities between July 2016 to June 2017 here.

This financial year will see SCoA continue our high quality advocacy. Throughout 2017-18, we will focus on the following three key areas:

•          Leadership: SCoA provides strong leadership for the sector, promoting effective settlement outcomes and the contribution of the  settlement sector in achieving those.

•          Representation: Increasing our representation on behalf of the sector to influence key policy and program design.

•          Collaboration and Capability: SCoA fosters and strengthens collaboration in the sector, assisting member organisations to understand  and implement the NSSOS and to share best practice and innovative solutions with regard to key indicators.

We invite you to become a member and join us for 2017-18 by filling out this application form.  Once we receive the form, we will send you an invoice and instructions for payment.

If you would like more information please contact or your State Representative.


Membership of SCOA is open to organisations that provide settlement services.

Types of Membership

Full membership is open to all organisations whose major role is to provide direct settlement service delivery.

Associate membership is open to other relevant organisations that share the objectives of SCoA.

Membership fees are set on a sliding scale determined by your organisation’s annual income.

To inquire about becoming a SCoA member, please email at or contact here.

To apply for membership, please complete and the membership application form.

Outlined membership fees are available below.

Membership fees

Income Level

less than $50,000

less than $100,000

$100,001 to $500,000

$500,001 to $1 million

$1 million to $5 million

$5 million to $10 million

$10 million plus

Full Member Fee (Inc GST)








Assoc. Member Fee (Inc GST)