Refugee Council of Australia

Refugee Welcome Zone Declaration signing ceremony

At Council’s Ordinary Meeting on 12 May 2021, Southern Downs Mayor Vic Pennisi signed the official Refugee Welcome Zone (RWZ) Declaration in front of representatives from Southern Downs Refugee and Migrant Network...

Your Voice Newsletter (March 2021)

We at RCOA promote humane and compassionate policies for people seeking safety in Australia and around the globe. While we cannot predict the wars, conflicts and oppressive regimes that will force people to seek asylum...

Saleem Spindari on Operation #NotForgotten

In March 1990, I fled my home with my parents and extended family members. We didn’t have any clue of where we were heading. We just wanted to run away from the Iraqi troops that were getting closer to our home city of...

Our PM needs to act

Statement by Paul Power CEO of the Refugee Council of Australia Our Prime Minister should follow the powerful example set by US President Joe Biden and recognise that humanitarianism is a core value at the centre of any...