News and Events
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.
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 was proud to host a very special International Women’s Day event for its clients and stakeholders across the greater Blacktown area.
More than 60 people joined in for a Community Story Sharing event, part of Blacktown’s Harmony Week (March 21-27) activities.
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.
Community leaders, members, health professionals, government representatives, staff and friends joined a Community Leader Harmony Dinner at Hammurabi in Fairfield Heights on March 17.
Illawarra Multicultural Services (IMS) organised a fun trip to Mosman in North Sydney in October.
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).
The NSW Settlement Partnership has strong representation from settlement providers in regional areas of the state.
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 Multicultural Services has a longstanding partnership with Western Sydney University (WSU), and has been collaborating with the university on many youth development programs.
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.
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.
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.
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.