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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.

Lake Macquarie City Council

Lake Macquarie City is experiencing a growing number of attendees at our Citizenship Ceremonies held throughout the year, demonstrating their strengthening cultural diversity.  Culturally Diverse Lake Mac Plan 2021-2024...

Inner West Council

Our purpose We are here to be of service to our local community and make the Inner West a great place to be. These are the ways our Council has welcomed refugees:  The Community Refugee Welcome Centre demonstrates our...

Bathurst Regional Council

Bathurst Regional Council regularly (six-monthly) hosts a Welcome Lunch for new residents, of which refugees are invited to attend.  The gathering includes information regarding organisations and services to assist...

Shoalhaven City Council

The Shoalhaven Local Government Area is located approximately 190kms south of Sydney and is bordered by mountains, coastal plains and beaches. Just over 12% of our population were born overseas and we have been a...

Gunnedah Shire Council

Gunnedah Shire was declared a Refugee Welcome Zone on 21 March 2016 to coincide with Harmony Day. Located in NSW on the Namoi River, only 80 kilometres from Tamworth, and 440 kilometres from Sydney, Gunnedah Shire is...

Murrindindi Shire Council

  Murrindindi Shire Council became a Refugee Welcome Zone in March 2022. We embrace diversity, promote the participation of all and encourage new residents to our Shire. We welcome refugees and people seeking...

City of Prospect

The City of Prospect became a Refugee Welcome Zone in 2003. With an estimated population of around 22,000, the City covers an area of nearly eight square kilometres, and is located a few kilometres north of the Adelaide...

Bass Coast Shire Council

Bass Coast is one of Victoria’s fastest-growing rural municipalities. We have a unique combination of unspoiled coastline and picturesque hinterland, and we are less than two hours from Melbourne and have a...

Shire of Plantagenet

The Shire of Plantagenet is a regional local government located 350 km southeast of Perth and consists of five key townsites, including Mount Barker, Kendenup, Porongurup, Rocky Gully and Narrikup. Covering a total area...

City of Darebin

The City of Darebin (Darebin) is located in the northern suburbs of Melbourne  Darebin is home to people of diverse races, ethnicities, faiths and beliefs, abilities, gender, talents and aspirations, sexualities and sex...