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How do refugees come to Australia under its Refugee and Humanitarian Program?

More information on resettlement


The resettlement of refugees in Australia: a bibliography

Since the end of the Second World War, Australia has formally resettled over 800,000 refugees. Their settlement has been the subject of a significant amount of research. This bibliography lists a total of 1451 postgraduate theses, books, book chapters, journal articles and reports, including 644 items published since 2010. The bibliography and the accompanying introduction are regularly updated. This bibliography is published by Swinburne University of Technology.

Read the bibliography

The Parliamentary Library Guide

The Parliamentary Library of Australia published a useful guide on refugee resettlement in September 2016.

Read the Parliamentary Library guide

UNHCR Resettlement Handobok

The UNHCR Resettlement Handbook includes chapters on each resettlement country and their policies, and details UNHCR’s resettlement process and criteria.

UNHCR Resettlement Handbook, including chapters on each country

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Refugee Week 2022

Refugee Week from 19-25 June 2022 is Australia’s peak annual activity to inform the public about refugees and celebrate positive contributions made by refugees to Australian society.


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