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Help refugees

There’s always something you can do.

Simple things make a difference

What helped a football star, a model and a doctor feel welcome in Australia

Every day, people contact us wanting to support refugees in crisis and people seeking asylum.

So we’ve compiled a few simple tips that will make an enormous difference: whether that’s having a conversation, making a donation to our refugee charity organisation or doing something kind in your community.

These tips are based on how Red Cross helps people seeking safety in Australia and around the world: whether they are seeking asylum, starting their lives in Australia, have experienced trafficking, forced marriage or labour exploitation, or just trying to find their missing loved ones.

Red Cross supports people regardless of where they come from or how they arrived. We don’t play any part in visa processes; our concern is that people can live safely and with dignity.

Donate to help refugees

Help people with food, transport, healthcare and other essentials.

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Get the facts

Have an informed conversation about refugees and people seeking safety

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Hire refugees and asylum seekers

Help great people find jobs and enjoy work

Volunteer with refugees

Do something in your neighbourhood.

Community Conversations

Discover why people seek asylum, understand the situations they face, and hear from those who've experienced it themselves.