Refugee Support

You may be visiting this website because you are a refugee yourself, looking for help. As a non-government organisation ACMRO is not in position to sponsor individuals with passage to Australia. Our office does not grant visas for residence in Australia.

You must obtain a declaration of Refugee Status from an office of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR). Without that UNHCR declaration, you will have difficulty in obtaining acceptance under Australia's Humanitarian Program.

You should then contact the nearest Australian Consulate/Embassy.

We have listed here some useful links for relevant government departments and other agencies.

Australia's Department of Immigration and Citizenship

Australia's Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC)

This website has information about settling in Australia and how to make an application for a visa.

Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

On this link you can locate the nearest Australian Consulate/Embassy.

Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade United Nations High Commission for Refugees

United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR)

The UNHCR makes recommendations about refugees suitable for resettlement to Australia

 
Refugee Advice and Casework Services

Refugee Advice and Casework Services (RACS)

RACS offers legal assistance to asylum seekers. Offices are in Sydney.

STARTTS

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

STARTTS (NSW) provide a range of services to refugees who have been exposed to torture and trauma.