Refugee Council of Australia

Factsheets for your situation

These factsheets, produced by our members and others, give you information about your visa, about living in Australia, and getting to Australia. There are also factsheets made for people who are supporting refugees or people seeking asylum.

About your visa

I have a bridging visa

This fact sheet is for people who are already in detention. It includes information about how to apply for a bridging visa, what conditions it will have, and what you can do if your application is refused.

Living in Australia

What makes a good advocate?

Understanding what advocacy is and how it is achieved can help you support the issues you care about. So what is advocacy? An advocate is someone who identifies issues that affect people’s lives and supports...

SRSS payments factsheet

This factsheet provides information for people who may be eligible to receive Status Resolution Support Services (SRSS) payments. The SRSS program provides support to people seeking asylum while their visa applications...

Pathways to education

This audit of educational pathways for refugee students into higher education was developed by the University of Newcastle as part of the (Re)claiming social capital: Improving language and cultural pathways for refugee...

Resettling in Australia

For people supporting refugees and seeking asylum