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STARTTS Training - ‘Accidental’ Counsellors: Responding to Refugee Trauma Related Behaviours (Region

Date: 17th June 2014 Time: 9.30am - 4.30pm Venue: Coffs Harbour, NSW Workshop outline: This two-day workshop has been designed to give ..

Cities of Migration Conference, 4-6 June, Berlin

An Agenda for Shared Prosperity Berlin, Germany, June 4-6 2014 The world is on the move. Urbanization and migration have..

STARTTS Training - Core Concepts in Working with People from Refugee Backgrounds (Sydney)

Date: 29 April 2014 Time: 9.30am - 4.30pm Newcastle NSW This one-day introductory workshop is designed to put a framework of understandi..

SCOA Membership Satisfaction Survey Report 2013

SCOA conducts annual surveys with its membership to receive feedback on SCOA's activities and ga..

Welcome to the Settlement Council of Australia

The Settlement Council of Australia (SCOA) is the national peak body representing migrant and refugee settlement agencies across Australia. SCOA operates as a network of settlement service providers. Our aim is to bring settlement service providers together at a national level in order to create cohesion amongst our members, and improve collaborative and strategic planning processes for the settlement sector.

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On this website you will find a wealth of resources developed by SCOA and those in the settlement sector. Search for opportunites which individuals and organisations can be involved in, seek out submissions and discussion papers developed by SCOA, and find events in your region. All policy papers developed by SCOA can be found on this site, along with current and archived editions of the Settlement News- SCOA's bi-monthly newsletter. On the links page, you will find links through to many varied resources within the settlement sector.
SCOA is currently working on developing a National Settlement Service Standard. If you would like to find out more about this project, please contact Sky de Jersey at



National Anti-Racism Strategy and the Racism. It Stops With Me Campaign

SCOA is pleased to be supporting the Racism.ItStopsWithMe campaign.
An initiative of the National Anti-Racism Strategy that aims to empower individuals & organisations to prevent & respond effectively to racism in Australia. Follow on Twitter @ItStopsWithMe or click the logo below to visit the official website.


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