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Buderim (Qld): Buddies Meeting and Guest Speaker
22 April 2018 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
Buddies meeting, 24 King St, Buderim. 11am: Members’ business – agenda items to Scott Grimmett 0427 364 802. 11.45am: Guest speaker. 12.30pm: Refreshments.
Tim Draper, MDA Senior Manager Client Services
Tim manages the refugee (HSP) and people seeking asylum (SRSS) programs in Brisbane and has been in this role at MDA for nearly 5 years.
He will speak on the Community Support Program (CSP) – formerly the Community Proposer Pilot – which began in 2013. The Department of Home Affairs has recently approved MDA as the Queensland-based Approved Proposing Organisation (APO).
APOs are responsible for securing employment, managing visa application processes and overseeing the settlement of CSP applicants i.e. national allocation of 1,000 of the 16,250 humanitarian entrants for 2017-2018.