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​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

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

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.


New South Wales Government Agency Sites

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


Wollongong City Council


Vox FM - Community Radio Station


Tourism Wollongong




Department of Education

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


NSW Department of Education and Communities


University of Wollongong


TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute


WEA Illawarra


Disability support


Interchange Illawarra


House with No Steps


Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care


Aspect (Autism Spectrum Australia)


Disability Trust


Kidzwish Foundation


Illawarra Children’s Services




Noah’s Ark Centre of Shoalhaven Inc



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


South Eastern Sydney and Illawarra Area Health Service


NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service


Social Security


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



The Housing Trust



Family and Community Services


Community Relations Commission


Illawarra Legal Centre


Office of Fair Trading


Refugee Council of Australia






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