ChilOut is a not-for-profit community organisation with a vision to end the arbitrary and prolonged detention of children who come to Australia seeking asylum. Since mandatory detention was first introduced in Australia, thousands of children have languished in onshore and offshore detention centres – many for years of their childhood – denied their freedom and basic human rights. ChilOut believes that every child deserves to be free and have the right to play, learn, be healthy and grow up in a safe environment, regardless of how they arrive in Australia.
ChilOut relies on donations from the general public to operate and fight for the rights of children in immigration detention. As a registered charity, all donations greater than $2 are tax deductible. To donate please visit our secure Donation page.
ChilOut is supported by:
The Planet Wheeler Foundation, Australian Communities Foundation (B B & A Miller Fund), and Mercy Foundation for the 2015 ChilOut Youth Ambassadors Program.