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Who we are

Australian Red Cross is building a better society based on people helping people.

We are Red Cross.

We are a movement of people, we help Australians act for humanity. Each in our own way, and together with communities and partners, we give each action a far greater impact. 

When disasters strike, we’re on the ground and on the phones. We help people find shelter, find support, and find their loved ones.

We walk respectfully with First Nations peoples, towards a brighter and more equitable future.

When people come to Australia seeking safety, we help them make ends meet, settle into their new communities, and search for loved ones gone missing.

We advocate for laws that protect humanity in war.

And, we stand with people for whom life has been unjust.

Our purpose

Bringing people and communities together in times of need and building on community strengths. We do this by mobilising the power of humanity.

Our vision

Trusted as the leading humanitarian organization, making a genuine difference in the lives of people and communities.

Red Cross has started work on our next strategy. Stay up to date with progress by checking our strategy blog.