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Member Benefits

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

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 and have access to the following range of member benefits:


Stay Informed

SCoA will ensure you keep up to date with the latest policy developments and settlement sector news through our regular member communications:

  • Regular advocacy and news alerts so you can stay on top of public policy developments;
  • Bi-monthly Settlement e-news to keep you across of events and news in the settlement sector;
  • Member briefings on priority and emerging issues;
  • SCoA submissions on relevant issues emailed directly to you when we submit;
  • Access to our Innovation Centre and Policy Hub to help share the latest thinking, innovation and best practice from across the sector.


Have your voice heard


  • 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;
  • Vote at SCoA General Meetings, and nominate a representative of a member organisation for membership of the SCOA National Executive (full members only).


  • Receive discounts to attend SCoA events, including our International Conference and training opportunities;
  • Participate in our member consultations and hear the views of others in the sector.


Promote your work

  • Publicise your events and activities through the SCoA website;
  • Promote your best practice initiatives and success stories on our Innovation Centre and in our regular Settlement e-news newsletter;
  • Participate in our member consultations and hear the views of others in the sector.