Email this to someoneShare on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on RedditPrint this pageShare this
Sudanese refugee Asia covers tears of joy and sadness under her sunglasses as she says goodbye to her friend in Shousha following resettlement.

Resettlement is another way people can come to Australia, in which people overseas are selected or sponsored to come to Australia. Australia identifies priority areas for resettlement, such as from particular regions or groups at particular risk (for example, women at risk). UNHCR plays an important role in identifying people for resettlement.

Latest on resettlement

How The US Resettles Refugees

How the US resettles refugees

People on Nauru and Manus Island are starting to be resettled in the US. How does their resettlement program work? What support do they get, and can they reunite with families?
read more
Report Of 2017 Annual Tripartite Consultations On Resettlement

Report of 2017 Annual Tripartite Consultations on resettlement

The vast unmet need for refugee resettlement from Africa and the opportunities for communities to engage in the sponsorship of refugees were two of the key themes discussed when representatives of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), governments and NGOs from resettlement states and other inter-governmental bodies gathered in Geneva for the 2017 Annual Tripartite Consultations on Resettlement (ATCR).
read more
Resettlement Fraud: Background And Resources

Resettlement fraud: Background and resources

When people are in great need and when resettlement places are scarce and processes are complex and protracted, those seeking resettlement may be vulnerable to fraud, corruption and exploitation. We are seeking information from people about any experiences they have with this.
read more
The Community Support Program

The Community Support Program

The Community Proposal Pilot is a small program, begun in 2013, that makes it possible for people in Australia to support a person in humanitarian need to come to Australia.
read more
Pricing Refugees? The Productivity Commission On Australia’s Migration Intake

Pricing refugees? The Productivity Commission on Australia’s migration intake

How should Australia decide who can migrate here? The Australian Government recently asked the Productivity Commission to look at this issue. The Productivity Commission completed its report in April 2015, and it was released publicly in September 2015. So what did the Productivity Commission say about people coming under the Refugee and Humanitarian Program?
read more
The Resettlement Of Refugees In Australia: A Bibliography

The resettlement of refugees in Australia: a bibliography

Since the end of the Second World War, Australia has formally resettled over 800,000 refugees. Their settlement has been the subject of a significant amount of research. This bibliography lists a total of 1451 postgraduate theses, books, book chapters, journal articles and reports, including 644 items published since 2010. The bibliography and the accompanying introduction are regularly updated.
read more
Key Facts On The Conflict In Syria And Iraq

Key facts on the conflict in Syria and Iraq

The Syrian civil war began in March 2011 amidst the Arab Spring, when a wave of democratic protests spread throughout the Middle East. Protests began after the arrest, torture and killing of two teenage boys who had written anti-government graffiti.Some governments in the Middle East responded to protests with compromise and democratic reforms. The Syrian government under Bashir Al-Assad responded by killing hundreds of protesters and jailing many more.
read more