Become a member today and join Australia’s leading settlement agencies to help ensure the best possible outcomes for migrants and refugees settling in Australia
A SCoA member is an organisation that’s supported and connected. Almost a hundred members strong, our community shares stories, learns from each other, and grows, together.
By becoming a member you will strengthen the settlement sector’s influence and have access to the following range of member benefits:
The settlement space is dynamic and ever evolving. A SCoA membership connects you with the most up to date information and the resources you need to grow.
Our dedicated team keeps members updated with policy developments and settlement sector news to help them make the decisions that matter. We provide:
- Regular advocacy and news alerts so you can stay on top of public policy developments;
- Weekly Member updates with information from across the sector;
- Member briefings on priority and emerging issues;
- The submissions we make to government, straight in your inbox.
Make Your Voice Heard
SCoA is the voice for settlement in Australia, we shape the policy that shapes our sector. We are in constant conversation with our members, collating their experiences and then making policy recommendations accordingly. SCoA members:
- Provide input into our advocacy work and policy submissions through regular member consultations;
- Meet with SCoA Executive and staff to discuss shared policy and advocacy priorities;
- Collaborate in sector wide initiatives and join SCoA advocacy on the issues that matter most to you;
- SCoA members can vote at SCoA General Meetings and can nominate a representative of a member organisation for membership of the SCoA National Executive.
SCoA is there for our members. Our work provides the resources and training you need so you can focus on making your organisation thrive. We:
- Facilitate regular trainings and webinars for your staff;
- Are responsible for maintaining and updating both the National Settlement Outcome Standards (NSOS) and the Settlement Sector Quality Framework (SSQF)