Migrant Settlement Committee (Eastern Region)

The MSC in the Eastern Region of Melbourne Victoria Australia is auspiced by the CCOEI and is the Standing Committee of the CCOEI.

MSC meetings are held on the first Friday of every month except July and January. The December meeting each year is a Review meeting.  Meetings are Chaired by two elected members of the CCOEI.

Meetings are attended by service providers and representatives of government, non-government, ethno-specific organizations and volunteers. Together they advocate for migrant and refugee communities on a range of issues. Special interest Task Groups are formed to organize awareness raising and educational forums. To date the main areas of focus have been Youth, Education, Employment, Family Violence, Disability and Health. Everyone interested in assisting the MSC to achieve it’s core objectives is welcome.

Download:  PDF Information Sheet

Contact the MSC:

  • New email: chair.msc@gmail.com

MSC Core objectives:

  • To provide a forum in which workers from local settlement service agencies (and related agencies) can discuss settlement service issues
  • To encourage settlement service agencies to work collaboratively by proposing strategies, and to plan for effective service improvements 

Key role of the MSC

To assist service providers to achieve better outcomes for migrants and refugees during their initial and long-term settlement as well as addressing issues and gaps in services.

MSC Meetings:   

Meeting Dates and Times:  See list below for dates.  Each meeting is held on the 1st Friday of that month 9:30 am - 12:00 noon. Agenda and Minutes will be sent to members on the mailing list. If you wish to be on the mailing list (all welcome) please send an email to: chair.msc@gmail.com    (Please note there will be no meeting in January or July)


Future meeting dates for 2018:

MSC meeting dates - Calendar:

Date

Migrant Settlement Committee

9:30 – 12:00 noon

(1st Friday of the month)

 

 

 January

No MSC Meeting (due to annual break)

 February

 02 Feb 2018

 March

 02 Mar 2018

 April

 06 April 2018

 May

 04 May 2018

 June

 01 June 2018

 July

No MSC Meeting (mid-year break)

 August

 03 Aug 2018

 September

 07 Sep 2018

 October

 05 Oct 2018  - CCOEI AGM

 November

 02 Nov 2018

 December

 07 Dec 2018

 

Meeting Papers 2017

 

Meeting Papers 2016

Meeting Papers 2015

 

Meeting Papers 2014

 

Previous Years - Highlights (search by financial years)

 

 

Previous Years Agenda

Previous Years Minutes:

 

Presentations and other attachments