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Learn more about refugees in the world and in Australia.

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.

Medevac Bill: The Facts

The Home Affairs Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2018 – commonly referred to as the Medevac Bill, Medivac Bill or the Urgent Medical Treatment Bill (UMT) is now law. This law is designed to...

Australia’s asylum policies

How we treat them depends on how they come Australia treats refugees in two very different ways. For many decades, Australia has been a leader in bringing some of the most vulnerable refugees in the world from overseas...

Settling in Australia: The challenges

Introduction This guide explains the most common challenges that refugees often face in settling in Australia. While many of these challenges are similar to those of other migrants, refugees often face other challenges...