Refugee Council of Australia


The Refugee Council of Australia regularly makes submissions to inquiries and reviews on a wide range of issues affecting refugees in Australia. You can also search and find submissions by topic for the past two years here. (For older submissions, see our page on archived submissions below).

Latest submissions

People with Disability in Immigration Detention

Read the submission here The Refugee Council of Australia made a submission to the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability. The submission focused on the experiences of...

Australia’s engagement in Afghanistan

On 25 October 2021, the Refugee Council of Australia made a submission to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee inquiry into Australia’s engagement in Afghanistan. Read the full submission here. We...

Intake & archived submissions

Submissions on asylum

Submissions on settlement

2018-2019 Pre-Budget submission

On 20 September 2017, the Assistant Minister to the Treasurer called for submissions from individuals, businesses and community groups seeking their views regarding priorities for the 2018-19 Budget. This submission...

Submissions on international issues