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How can you help

Make a donation

The Australian Refugee Foundation is registered with the Australian Taxation Office as a charitable organisation (DGR:449827) and gifts of $2 and over are tax deductible.

For further information about making a donation to the Australian Refugee Foundation, please contact us on (02) 9211 9333 or

Make a bequest

Your bequest to the Australian Refugee Foundation is an investment in the future richness of Australian society and the lives of some of the most vulnerable people: refugees, humanitarian entrants and those seeking asylum.  It will bring about enduring improvements to the quality of life of refugees, humanitarian entrants and asylum seekers seeking Australia’s protection, and will ensure effective representation of and support for the interests of refugees, humanitarian entrants, asylum seekers and their service providers.

Your gift should nominate the Australian Refugee Foundation (ABN 52 667 246 393), Suite 4A6, 410 Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills NSW 2010 as beneficiary.

It is important to let us know that you have left a gift to the Australian Refugee Foundation in your Will. This will allow us to better plan our future programs, and to recognise your generous support in your lifetime. To inform us that you have left a bequest to the Foundation in your Will, or to request information on our Bequest Program, please contact us on (02) 9211 9333 or email

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Refugee Story

Refugee santino

Refugee Story

“When you leave your house you worry, will I come back?”

Santino Mou Ngong Dut fled Sudan in 1994, carrying only a few clothes and leaving behind his parents, brothers and sisters.

Read more about Santino’s story