The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services has released their strategic plan for the next 18 months. The plan includes supporting “the engagement, settlement and social cohesion of newly arrived Victorians”.
Recent research with refugee families and specialist service providers looks at both mainstream and specialist migrant and refugee services that are critical to supporting the resettlement of refugee families in Australia.
If there is a weak link in Australia’s settlement record, it is getting refugees into jobs soon after they arrive. There is overwhelming evidence about the importance of employment in successful settlement. This report identifies five principal barriers to newly arrived refugees findi
The Beginning a Life in Australia booklet has recently been updated. The booklet provides settlement information and links to resources for newly arrived migrants, humanitarian entrants, their sponsors and service providers. The booklet is currently available in English, Arabic, Farsi
This project was based in South-east Queensland and was conducted over three years. The project aimed to investigate the employment experiences of recently arrived refugees and refugees’ aspirations for themselves and their children’s educational and occupational futures.
The Multicultural Youth Advocacy Network have developed a national framework for supporting the settlement of young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds. The Framework was developed with input from a National Strategic Advisory Group and input from young people from migrant an
The Humanitarian Settlement Services (HSS) and Complex Case Support (CCS) programmes are designed to support newly arrived eligible humanitarian entrants in becoming self-reliant, fully-functioning members of Australian society. The HSS programme provides early, practical support to c