Merri-bek Multicultural and Settlement Services Network

Council is committed to working with local settlement services to identify and address key migrant settlement issues.

The Merri-bek Multicultural and Settlement Services Network is convened by the Diversity Officer in order to:

  • build relationships between settlement service providers
  • provide opportunity for service coordination in the multicultural sector
  • discuss settlement issues and settlement planning updates, and
  • share settlement news, data, and new developments.


The membership is open to all multicultural service providers that service the City of Merri-bek. Invitations are extended (but not limited) to representatives from the following organisations:


Meetings are held bi-monthly.

Urgent assistance

For urgent assistance contact:

Relevant policies 

The Council strategies and priorities to address emerging issues for Merri-bek's multicutural communities are outlined in the Moreland Human Rights Policy 2016 - 2026 (PDF 1Mb)

Victorian. And proud of it. is Victoria's new Multicultural Policy Statement. This new multicultural policy statement, sets out the Victorian Government’s way forward. It begins with the Victorian Values Statement – the foundational values on which our success has been built: equality, freedom and shared responsibility. It also details the policies, programs and services that will extend this work.


If you are a service provider organisation and want to join the network please contact us