Images of an AMEP English class at Khmer Bonnyrigg Temple and a computer and digital class
Images of an AMEP English class at Khmer Bonnyrigg Temple and a computer and digital class

The Cambodian-Australian Welfare Council of NSW (CAWC), an ethno-specific community-based organisation established in 1983, originally known as Khmer Interagency, is the newest member of the NSW Settlement Partnership.

Collage of NSP representatives
Collage of NSP representatives

The NSP Quarterly Meeting on March 17 featured a guest presentation by Alison Larkins, Commonwealth Coordinator-General for Migrant Services, followed by questions and comments.

SydWest staff pose for International Women's Day
SydWest staff pose for International Women's Day

SydWest was proud to host a very special International Women’s Day event for its clients and stakeholders across the greater Blacktown area.

SydWest staff dressed for Harmony Week
SydWest staff dressed for Harmony Week

More than 60 people joined in for a Community Story Sharing event, part of Blacktown’s Harmony Week (March 21-27) activities.

Image of mask and eviction notice
Image of mask and eviction notice

Accessible Diversity Services Initiatives Ltd (ADSI) has helped many clients manage distressing circumstances during COVID-19 – clients like Asgari and her family, who faced loss of income and possible eviction.

Collage of images from Harmony Dinner
Collage of images from Harmony Dinner

Community leaders, members, health professionals, government representatives, staff and friends joined a Community Leader Harmony Dinner at Hammurabi in Fairfield Heights on March 17.

People kayaking
People kayaking

Illawarra Multicultural Services (IMS) organised a fun trip to Mosman in North Sydney in October.

Children in swimming pool
Children in swimming pool

Advance Diversity Services collaborated to bring Water Safety Week online this November-December to help save lives this summer.

ADS  Bangladeshi client pictured with partner and son
ADS  Bangladeshi client pictured with partner and son

Arabic and Bangladeshi parents and parents-to-be are finding support and encouragement thanks to a free parenting program run by Advance Diversity Services in partnership with South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD).

Screenshot from regional settlement presentation
Screenshot from regional settlement presentation

The NSW Settlement Partnership has strong representation from settlement providers in regional areas of the state.

Online launch of mental health campaign
Online launch of mental health campaign

Settlement Services International (SSI) and its Youth Collective, which includes the NSP Youth Workers Network, recently launched a campaign in partnership with NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service (MHCS).

SydWest zoom meeting
SydWest zoom meeting

SydWest Multicultural Services has a longstanding partnership with Western Sydney University (WSU), and has been collaborating with the university on many youth development programs.

Lifesavers teach water safety
Lifesavers teach water safety

Over 200 participants attended daily water safety sessions held online during National Water Safety Week (November 29 – December 3).

Dolkar, as a Census Officer with the ABS
Dolkar, as a Census Officer with the ABS

Community Northern Beaches (CNB) has collaborated with the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) to reach out to the local Tibetan community to raise awareness about the census and its importance.

Luiza Knijnik with trophy and certificate
Luiza Knijnik with trophy and certificate

The Order of Australia Association (NSW) Branch has awarded Luiza Knijnik, a youth leader at Gymea Community Aid and Information Service (GCAIS), a Youth Community Service Award due to her extensive community work and social justice advocacy.

CMRC Sharing Circles collage
CMRC Sharing Circles collage

Community Migrant Resource Centre (CMRC) has been supporting Afghans to resettle in Sydney for over 20 years – including those from Pashtun, Tajik, Uzbek, Hazara and Almak communities.

Naomi Nash
Naomi Nash

The Youth Workers Network, consisting of youth workers across the NSP consortium, on September 15 participated in a workshop facilitated by consultant Naomi Nash, who is working with the NSP on the Exploring Settlement project.

Image of woman with mobile phone
Image of woman with mobile phone

Settlement Services International and Western Sydney University presented the Foundations for Belonging 2021 research findings on September 9 during an online session as part of the ACOSS Policy Webinar Series.

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