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The Refugee Council of Australia is the meeting place for refugees, people seeking asylum and all those who work with and support them. We have a broad and diverse community stretching right across this land, which is reflected in this part of our website.

What is a Refugee Welcome Zone?

A Refugee Welcome Zone is a Local Government Area which has made a commitment in spirit to welcoming refugees into the community, upholding the human rights of refugees, demonstrating compassion for refugees and...

City of Greater Bendigo

The City of Greater Bendigo is located in the geographical heart of Victoria. The City is recognised by UNICEF and /UNESCO as a Child Friendly City . It has a growing population of more than 110,000, with 15% born...

Brimbank City Council

The City of Brimbank is located in the western and north-western suburbs of Melbourne, between 11 and 23 kilometres west and north-west of the Melbourne GPO. Brimbank is home to about 194,319 residents, more than 50% of...

Brisbane City Council

Brisbane, the capital city of Queensland, is located on the east coast of Australia. It is a bustling, modern and culturally diverse city. The Brisbane Local Government Area has a larger population than any other local...

Coffs Harbour City Council

Coffs Harbour is located on the Mid North Coast of NSW approximately half way between Sydney and Brisbane. The region incorporates both townships and rural localities and has a population of around 75,000. Since 2005...

City of Greater Dandenong

The City of Greater Dandenong Local Government Area is located in the south eastern suburbs of Melbourne. It is a dynamic and vibrant city and known as Victoria’s most culturally diverse municipality. The area has a...

Fairfield City Council

A long tradition of welcoming refugees and migrants Fairfield City is a uniquely vibrant and compassionate community. The City is home to many refugees and asylum seekers and continues to welcome new migrants. The...

City of Launceston

Launceston is Tasmania’s second largest city with a population of just over 67,000. It is situated by the Tamar River in the north of the state and, while it has the atmosphere of a regional community town, it also has...

Maroondah City Council

Maroondah is located in Victoria, 25 kilometres east of the Melbourne Central Business District. The City of Maroondah was created in December 1994, when the former cities of Ringwood and Croydon joined together...

City of Monash

The City of Monash is 81.5 square kilometres, located 20 km in Melbourne’s southeast with an estimated population of 175,056. The City of Monash is one of the most culturally, linguistically and religiously diverse...