Refugee Council of Australia
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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

nsw humanitarian awards

2024 NSW Humanitarian Award Winners Unveiled

2024 NSW Humanitarian Award Winners Unveiled The NSW Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors (STARTTS) and the Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA) are delighted to announce the...

Our current camapigns

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