The Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA) refutes claims that our recent submission reviewing Australia’s Migration System said “the backlogs facilitated spurious applications for protection from people who could reside...
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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The Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA), the national peak body for refugees and people seeking asylum and the organisations and individuals who work with and support them, welcomes the Government’s acknowledgement of...
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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, under the SRSS (Status Resolution Support Program), that people seeking asylum face.