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Support a lifeline for refugees sent to Manus Island and Nauru

The Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA) is receiving Australian donations to support private sponsorship to Canada for refugees who were detained on Manus Island and Nauru. RCOA is working with sponsorship agreement holders and community groups in Canada to sponsor refugees still held in Papua New Guinea and Nauru who have no other viable resettlement option available to them.

Under the Canadian Government’s private sponsorship guidelines, the sponsoring organisation needs to raise CAD16,500 (about AUD18,400) before each application can proceed – funds which are allocated to the refugee’s living costs in the first year after arrival in Canada.

Australian donations to this appeal over $2 are tax deductible.

Please donate through this link.

Donate via Credit Card here

Donations over $5,000 can be made direct into our bank account. Please email manager@refugeecouncil.org.au so we can identify your payment.

Account name: Refugee Council of Australia

BSB: 062 033

Account number: 1043 2319

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