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Employing refugees: Information for employers

Guides for employers


A guide for employers

This guide is published by Deakin University, Australian National University, Monash University, and CareerSeekers New Australian Internship Program. It was published in October 2018.

The guide helps employers to understand the different rights of refugees or people seeking asylum. 

A version of this guide was also produced for Western Australia.

Read A Guide for WA Employers

Australian Employers’ Guide to hiring refugees

This guide is produced by Tent, Friendly Nation Initiative, and Migration Council of Australia. It was published in January 2019.

This guide helps employers who want to hire refugees but don’t know where to start. It is based on the advice of those who have already employed refugees.

The guide contains practical information about how to hire refugees. It advises employers on how to design the most effective programs.


Australian Government for employers or migrants

This guide is published by the Department of Social Services (Cth). It was published in 2017.

This guide provides some useful tips and resources to help employers and your employees to understand each other better.

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