Refugee Council of Australia
Group of men holding large protest banners

Operation #NotForgotten

Australians and Canadians are working together to provide a lifeline for refugees who have been suffering since 2013 because of Australia’s offshore detention policy. Operation #NotForgotten is a community-led response to provide private sponsorship to Canada for refugees who were detained on Manus Island and Nauru and have been left with no viable resettlement option.

Sponsorship applications have already been lodged for 150 refugees in offshore processing and 96 separated family members (246 people in all). Dozens more applications are ready to go as soon as more funds are raised.


Latest news on offshore processing

Learn more

Offshore processing statistics

How many people are in Nauru or Manus Island? How many people have been sent there as part of Australia's offshore processing policy? How much does it cost? Where do they come from, and where are they now? How many...

Australia’s engagement in Afghanistan

This submission highlighted key issues relating to Australia's engagement in Afghanistan, including costs, the need for an emergency response, the impacts on disapora communities, and its impact on people from...