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:

End Child Detention Coalition


Asylum Seeker Services and Legal Support 

Australian Red Cross Asylum Seeker Assistance Scheme (ASAS)

Asylum Seekers Centre, Sydney

Asylum Seeker Ressource Centre, Melbourne

Blue Mountains Refugee Support Group

Bridge for Asylum Seekers Foundation (NSW/ACT)

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 Child Rights Taskforce

Australian Catholic and Migrant Refugee Office

Australian Council for Human Rights Education

Befriend a Child in Detention

CARAD, Perth

ChildFund Australia

Darwin Asylum Seeker Support & Advocacy Network (DASSAN)

Doctors for Refugees

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 of 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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