The Federal Government’s announcement about legislation to extend search powers in immigration detention is a shameless attempt to distract attention from its failure to address the acute health risk to hundreds of...
The usual way of seeking protection is to come to a country and ask for protection. This is commonly called ‘seeking asylum’. In Australia, ‘seeking asylum’ is often seen as being the ‘wrong’ way to come. In fact, seeking asylum is the way most people get protection in the world, and is the way that is protected by the Refugee Convention.
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This page provides links to useful resources for refugees or people seeking asylum about the COVID-19 virus (coronavirus) and how it might affect them.
Get the facts
Other reports on asylum
Bright Ideas on asylum
Factsheets for people seeking asylum
This page provides links to universities that offer scholarships to people seeking asylum or refugees on temporary protection visas.
Start here to read our guide to information about temporary protection visas, including Safe Haven Enterprise Visas (SHEVs).
This answers common questions about the changes to the income supports people seeking asylum face.
You may have heard that there are changes to the program that provides support to people seeking asylum, the Status Resolution Support Services (SRSS) program. While we still don't know a lot about those changes, we...