As a small not-for-profit organisation, RCOA depends on the support of its members and donors to maintain its independent research, policy development and advocacy on refugee issues.

Individual members

Individual members are Australians who want to be informed about refugee and asylum seeker issues and support the work of RCOA. We currently have over 900 individual members. A list of individual members can be found in our latest Annual Report.

Organisational members

The organisational members of RCOA are involved in many areas of refugee support, including:

  • assisting refugees in countries of first asylum and when they repatriate to their homelands;
  • providing settlement support to refugees in Australia;
  • providing protection and legal advice to refugees and asylum seekers; and
  • advocating on behalf of a particular refugee community.

RCOA currently has over 200 organisational members.