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Refugee Council of Australia

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Learn more about refugees in the world and in Australia.

Global resettlement needs

According to UNHCR, 1,428,011 refugees will need resettlement in 2019. Overwhelmingly, those who need resettlement come from Africa (664,037 people, 46.5%) and the Middle East and North Africa (648,850 people, 45.4%)...

The Community Support Program

The Community Proposal Pilot is a small program, begun in 2013, that makes it possible for people in Australia to support a person in humanitarian need to come to Australia.