Refugee Council of Australia
Protesters outside Parliament House

Our campaigns

The Refugee Council of Australia aims to leverage off work to date to ensure Australia’s policies toward refugees and people seeking asylum offer the protection they have the right to. We want to ensure that Australia’s policies at all times reflect respect, decency and traditional Australian generosity to those in need, while advancing Australia’s international standing and national interests.

All our advocacy and campaigns work stems from our vision for what refugee and asylum policy can look like. This is laid out in our 'Platform for Change' which was developed over a number of years in consultation with a wide range of organisations, activists and refugee community members.

Our vision

Current campaigns

Man looking out to sea

Roof Over My Head

The Australian government has been forcing people seeking asylum into destitution. Future changes are likely to make thousands of highly vulnerable people in our communities homeless and desperate. Community groups and...

Past campaigns

Kids Off Nauru

Kids Off Nauru

Children and their families are trapped on the island of Nauru in cruel and inhumane conditions without adequate health, education or employment options. The Refugee Council of Australia is part of a coalition of NGOs...