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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..

Who We Are

SCOA is a legally constituted body, which was incorporated in 2003 as the National Council of Migrant Resource and Settlement Agencies (NCMRSA) the first peak body formed to advocate on behalf of the settlement sector. 

 

The NCMRSA changed its name to the Settlement Council of Australia in 2008.

 

SCOA is made up of member organisations from all states and territories in Australia.  For more information about our members see our SCOA Members page.

 

SCOA is governed by an Executive Committee and managed by a CEO. The Executive Committee are elected by the member organisations, with each state and territory having one representative, except NSW and Victoria which have two representatives.

 

See our current  Executive Committee.