The responses to Senate Questions on Notice after the 2022-23 Budget Estimates round were published on 19 August 2022. We analysed the questions put to the Department of Home Affairs. Below is a summary of the most...
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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Presentation by Refugee Council of Australia CEO, Paul Power, to the forum at Customs House, Sydney on 19 July 2022 Download the PDF I would like to thank Uncle Michael West for the welcome to country today and...
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Refugee advocates often find themselves stuck for words on how to answer some of the more complex and pressing questions on refugee policy. Here are some suggested answers to some of the curly questions we often hear at...
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).