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Want to do more to help refugees and people seeking asylum in Australia? You can find lots of practical information here to get involved and join the movement.

#YearOfWelcome: April action

A call to action from a woman seeking asylum affected by COVID-19 My name is Shanika. I am seeking asylum here in Australia and have been living here for about 2 years. I am on a bridging visa while I wait which allows...

Share #NobodyLeftBehind on social media

More than 1.1 million temporary visa holders currently do not have the support they need to get through COVID-19 in Australia. We need to get this issue on the agenda. Access to Medicare, income support and prompt visa...

#YearOfWelcome: February Action

Often, it feels as if the complexity of refugee policy, international law and complicated classifications and jargon serve as a distraction from what is really important – the human beings who have been displaced from...

2020: Year Of Welcome

12 months. 12 ways to build a welcoming Australia. The Refugee Council of Australia is declaring 2020, the #YearOfWelcome. You can add your name to the cause and we will send you one action each month to help foster a...

Refugee Self-Representation

Are you from a refugee background and living in Australia? Are you interested in advocacy? Join our refugee community advocates list! The Refugee Council of Australia often hear about opportunities for advocacy. If you...

Choose Humane

Choose Humane was our 2019 Federal election campaign to put refugee rights on the agenda. We are sending a message to the re-elected Morrison government that we want policies for people seeking asylum that are humane...