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:


Migrant Settlement Committee

9:30 – 12:00 noon

(1st Friday of the month)




No MSC Meeting (due to annual break)


 02 Feb 2018


 02 Mar 2018 No meeting. See Events Page - everyone is invited:

"Together in Harmony" event at the Mullum Mullum Indigenous Gathering Place in East Ringwood 


 06 April 2018


 04 May 2018


 01 June 2018


No MSC Meeting (mid-year break)


 03 Aug 2018


 07 Sep 2018


 05 Oct 2018  - CCOEI AGM


 02 Nov 2018


To be advised


Meeting Papers 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