Are you applying to be a refugee in Australia?
Are you applying to be a refugee or want to know if you can apply and how to apply to be a refugee in Australia? These factsheets will give you information about who is a refugee and how to apply for protection as a refugee in Australia. If you have questions about any of this information, you should get advice from a registered migration agent.
Migration advice from migration agents
Who is a ‘refugee’?
To become a refugee in Australia, the Australian Government must decide you meet the legal definition of a ‘refugee’ or that you need ‘complementary protection’. This factsheet explains what this means.
Read about the definition of refugee and complementary protection
Who can apply to be a refugee and how?
This factsheet explains the process for applying for protection as a refugee from the Australian Government.
You can also read the factsheet in Arabic, Dari, Farsi and Tamil.