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Helping Refugees

See how you can help refugees build a new life in Australia.

​Australia has a long and proud tradition of resettling refugees and vulnerable people in humanitarian need. Refugees are seeking protection from conflict and trauma the likes of which are hard to imagine.

With the right support, refugees can make extraordinary contributions and become outstanding members of society. There are lots of ways you can help our newest arrivals build their lives in Australia.

Get involved

Early community support can make a real and meaningful difference to refugees. There have been many wonderful offers of support for people who have resettled in Australia. The needs of people arriving are varied, as are the ways in which you can help.

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Refugee stories

Everyone who comes to Australia has a story to tell. Read and watch personal stories from refugees and community members who are supporting them.

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Volunteering is one of the ways you can help refugees recently arrived in Australia to build their new lives and feel at home.

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