Forty-seven UN member states raised concerns about and recommended changes to the Australian Government’s refugee, asylum and immigration detention policies when Australia’s human rights record came up for its third...
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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In August 2020, the Refugee Council of Australia surveyed charities, asylum support agencies and volunteer groups to understand better the situation that they and their clients are facing as a result of the COVID-19...
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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.
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...