Social Services
The Settlement Services Advisory Council is a ministerially-appointed expert and independent body that provides advice to the Government on matters relating to the resettlement of refugees and humanitarian entrants in Australia.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    D. Advisory Body - Policy and Stakeholder Consultation

  • Established By / Under

    Minister

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    10

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    2 April 1997

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Mr. Paris Aristotle AO 23 March 2018 23 March 2021
Deputy Chair Ms. Gail Ker OAM 23 March 2018 23 March 2021
Member Mr. Abeselom Nega 23 March 2018 23 March 2021
Member Mr. Christopher Thorn 23 March 2018 23 March 2021
Member Ms Violet Roumeliotis 23 March 2018 23 March 2021
Member Ms. Kerrin Benson 23 March 2018 23 March 2021
Member Ms. Carla Wilshire 23 March 2018 23 March 2021
Member Ms. Carmel Guerra 23 March 2018 23 March 2021
Member Ms. Carmen Garcia 23 March 2018 23 March 2021
Member Mr. John Cameron 23 March 2018 23 March 2021
Member Ms. Catherine Scarth 23 March 2018 23 March 2021
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