Response to Shergold refugee resettlement review – leading agency calls for immediate action

Settlement Services International

Response to Shergold refugee settlement review*

Leading agency calls for immediate action

* Investing in Refugees, Investing in Australia: the findings of a Review into Integration, Employment and Settlement Outcomes for Refugees and Humanitarian Entrants in Australia.

Settlement Services International (SSI), one of Australia’s largest refugee settlement agencies, calls for three immediate actions in response to today’s report, citing employment and community models in their Regional Settlement Strategy as key to future success.

The independent review commissioned by the Australian Government outlines recommendations on how to better support refugees to set them up for success in Australia, optimising the valuable talents and experience they bring and contribute to our social fabric and economy.

SSI CEO Violet Roumeliotis is available on 0414 958 755

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