​Useful Links

Find useful links providing information on subjects of importance such as:  inmigration, employment, community asistance, etc.

 

Immigration & Settlement Information

 

Department of Immigration and Citizenship

www.immi.gov.au/

The Australian Government's official information site for people coming to Australia, including:- multicultural affairs and citizenship- refugee and humanitarian entry - migration and temporary entry

 

Settlement Council of Australia

www.scoa.org.au

The national peak body representing migrant and refugee settlement agencies across Australia.

 

GovernmentAustralian Commonwealth Government Entry Point 

List of all Commonwealth Government departments and agencies that have web sites.

www.australia.gov.au

 

New South Wales Government Agency Sites

Contains links to all State Government departments and relevant agencies that have web sites

www.nsw.gov.au

 

Wollongong City Council

www.wollongong.nsw.gov.au

 

Vox FM - Community Radio Station

www.voxfm.org.au

 

Tourism Wollongong

http://visitwollongong.com.au/

 

Education 

 

Department of Education

Australian Federal Government's official site for services and policies on education, training and youth affairs

www.education.gov.au/

 

NSW Department of Education and Communities

www.dec.nsw.gov.au/

 

University of Wollongong

www.uow.edu.au

 

TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute

www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au

 

WEA Illawarra

www.weaillawarra.com.au

 

Disability support

 

Interchange Illawarra

www.interchangeillawarra.org

 

House with No Steps

www.hwns.com.au

 

Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care

www.adhc.nsw.gov.au

 

Aspect (Autism Spectrum Australia)

www.autismspectrum.org.au

 

Disability Trust

www.disabilitytrust.org.au

 

Kidzwish Foundation

www.kidzwishfoundation.org.au

 

Illawarra Children’s Services

www.ics.org.au

 

CareSouth

www.caresouth.org.au

 

Noah’s Ark Centre of Shoalhaven Inc

.www.noahsark.nsw.edu.au

 

Employment
 

The following is just a small selection of the many job-seeking web sites. The links provide lists of job vacancies and self-employment opportunities. The sites are either specific organisations or general job seeking.To 'Search by Advertiser' in some sites, select the local Wollongong newspaper 'Illawarra Mercury'.

 

 

Department of Health and Ageing
 

Information on public health, Medicare benefits, hospitals, immunisation, and specific information on programs and services for older persons

www.health.gov.au

 

South Eastern Sydney and Illawarra Area Health Service

www.sesiahs.health.nsw.gov.au

 

NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service

www.mhcs.health.nsw.gov.au

 

Social Security
 

Centrelink

Centrelink is a Government organisation to provide assistance for individuals and families. However, newly arrived residents who do not have refugeeor humanitarian visa status, have to wait for two years to receive most payments

www.centrelink.gov.au

 

Housing
 

The Housing Trust

www.housingtrust.org.au

 

Other
 

Family and Community Services

www.community.nsw.gov.au

 

Community Relations Commission

www.crc.nsw.gov.au

 

Illawarra Legal Centre

www.illawarralegalcentre.org.au

 

Office of Fair Trading

 www.fairtrading.nsw.gov.au

 

Refugee Council of Australia

www.refugeecouncil.org.au

 

 

 

 

  

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