About us

So Change Inc. (SCI) is a one-stop shop for newly arrived and established migrants and refugees, with an organisational vision of “generations of diverse communities and individuals reaching their full potential in Australia”.

Our mission is to work with diverse communities and individuals to successfully settle in all aspects of community life by:

• Influencing society to build more inclusive communities;
• Empowering communities to identify and address settlement challenges; and
• Enhancing the employment outcomes of migrants and refugees living in Australia

So Change Inc. (SCI) has following objectives;

  • To work for a fair, safe, and just society, where diversity is valued, human rights are respected, and everyone is able to live free from prejudice and unlawful discrimination.
  • To overcome the common barriers to employment faced by disadvantaged migrants and refugees from culturally and linguistically diverse (CaLD) background through schemes like advisory services, information sessions, short courses and work placements program.
  • To provide Emergency Relief assistance to disadvantaged migrants and refugees of CaLD background
  • To facilitate the exchange of information, experience and skills among persons from CaLD background
  • To facilitate the capacity development in similar organizations/groups and to provide them with resources and information to develop their skills.
  • To arrange for cultural, educational and recreational activities and events.
  • To collaborate and assist similar groups from different ethnic backgrounds and nationalities whose aims and objects are compatible with So Change Inc.
  • To provide a range of in-house services or providing information about other service providers targeting disadvantaged refugees and migrants from CaLD background. i.e. (Community development programs, youth services, parenting and family relationship programs, and Aged care and disability services).
  • To establish Foundations/trusts for achieving its objectives
  • And such other Objects as the Association shall consider worthy and appropriate from time to time.