Useful Links

A host of organisations provide information, services, advocacy and material support for asylum seekers and refugees in Australia. Below are some key organisations in this area:

Asylum Seeker Services and Legal Support 

Australian Red Cross Asylum Seeker Assistance Scheme (ASAS)

Asylum Seekers Centre, Sydney

Blue Mountains Refugee Support Group

Bridge for Asylum Seekers

Refugee Advice & Casework Services (RACS)

Service for Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture & Trauma Survivors (STARTTS)

Settlement Services Locator

Settlement Services International (SSI)

Tasmanian Asylum Seeker Support


Information and Advocacy

Asylum Insight

Australian Childhood Foundation

Australian Catholic and Migrant Refugee Office

Australian Council for Human Rights Education

CARAD, Perth

ChildFund Australia

NGO Child Rights Taskforce

Darwin Asylum Seeker Support & Advocacy Network (DASSAN)

First Home Project

Grandmothers Against Detention of Refugee Children (Ballarat)

Grandmothers Against Detention of Refugee Children (National)

Hills Circle of Friends

House of Welcome

The Humanitarian Group (former CASE for refugees (WA) )

The Justice Project

Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law

Love Makes A Way

Mums 4 Refugees

Refugee Action Coalition, Sydney

Refugee Action Collective, Victoria

Refugee Action Committee, Canberra

Refugee Advocacy Network (RAN)

Refugee Council Australia

Refugee Rights Action Network (WA)

Researchers for Asylum Seekers (RAS)

Refugee and Immigration Legal Service (RAILS – Brisbane)

Right Now (human rights media organisation)

RISE – Refugees, Survivors and Ex-Detainees

Rural Australians for Refugees

Save the Children Australia

Welcome to Australia


International Organisations

Amnesty International

Asia-Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN)

Australian Red Cross

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

International Detention Coalition

Human Rights Watch

UNICEF Australia

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

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