In April 2023, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, visited Australia for a three-day tour of meetings with Australian Government representatives, NGOs and people from refugee backgrounds...
Refugees in the worldLearn more about what happens to refugees in the world - why they leave, where they go, and how they are treated. You can also find information by topic here.
After nearly one year of the Labor Government, how much has changed?
After one year of power, what has changed for refugees and people seeking asylum under the Labor Albanese Government, and how has your advocacy impacted upon those changes?
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Global resettlement statistics
Every year, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) publishes statistics on global resettlement. These statistics tell us where refugees are coming from, where they are being resettled to, and the...
Key issues for refugees from Myanmar (Burma)
This page summarises the key facts about Myanmar (or Burma), and the reasons why so many people have been displaced from this country.
Australia’s Afghan resettlement response a bitter disappointment
Media release 21 January 2022 The Australian Government’s refugee resettlement response to the Afghanistan crisis is so bitterly disappointing that it will leave Afghan Australians and their millions of supporters...