Media release June 11, 2021 They’ve created YouTube music channels, been on major TV shows, won international Karate tournaments and picked up multiple awards for advocacy. That’s just a few of the achievements among...
Changing policies and attitudes
Our aim is to change Australia's refugee policies for the better. We want humane and lawful treatment of refugees and people seeking asylum.
We advocate in many different ways. We advocate to governments and politicians, and to international bodies. By informing and connecting people, we also aim to increase the capacity for advocacy. We partner in and lead campaigns, coalitions and networks.
We are proud to be refugee advocates, but we also want to support refugees to advocate for themselves. We connect refugees with opportunities to do their own advocacy, internationally and nationally, so that decisions are no longer made about them, but with and by them.
Our latest advocacy
Media release May 5, 2021 Statement by Paul Power CEO of the Refugee Council of Australia The Australian Government’s decision to extend visas for people currently in Australia from Myanmar is a compassionate measure...