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This information is provided by the Refugee & Advice Casework Service, a legal organisation that helps refugees in Sydney. The factsheet was last updated  on 13 October 2015. The translations were published on 28 January 2015.

This factsheet is for people seeking asylum who:

  • arrived by boat between 13 August 2012 and 31 December 2013
  • are in Australia, and
  • have never been sent to Nauru or Papua New Guinea.

A new process called ‘fast track’ is being used to process your claim to stay in Australia as a refugee.

This fact sheet is available in the following languages:

  • English
  • Tamil
  • Arabic
  • Farsi