Introducing Northern Settlement Services Ltd

Northern Settlement Services was established in Newcastle in 1981 as a Migrant Resource Centre by the Federal Government, to assist migrants & refugees in their settlement into Australian life. Northern Settlement Services Ltd (NSS) is an entirely independent not for profit organisation providing a range of services in the areas of settlement, aged care, youth and vulnerable families across the Hunter, Central Coast and New England regions of NSW.

"Our Vision"

A connected community in which diversity defines and nourishes us.

 "Our Mission"

To support and inspire culturally diverse people and communities to overcome barriers and thrive.

Our Board

NSS is led by CEO  with the support of a nine member Board.Board members are drawn from NSS’s membership base with elections held each year at an Annual General Meeting.The Board members bring a depth of experience from the community and corporate sectors.The Board comprises:

Jon Chin – Chair

Ewa Korczynski – Vice Chair

Alexander Seccombe - Treasurer

Sandra Feltham - Secretary

Barney Langford

Carla Silva

Rozyta Englert


Our Management Team

Sharon Daishe - CEO

Richard Hanson - Manager Finance

Andrew Tuck - Executive Officer

Debbie Carstens - Manager Settlement and Communities

Pet Kelly - Manager Multicultural Families

Toni Gemmell - Executive Manager Aged Care

Stuart McCarthy - Manager Aged Care